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Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19, according to a large study by the Office for National Statistics.

By bringing U.S. Senator Kamala Harris onto the ticket, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has signaled support for the enforcement of U.S. anti-pollution laws and for suing companies that pollute, environmental groups said.

The rule ends Obama-era restrictions on emissions of methane, a potent climate-warming gas. The move could make it harder to argue that natural gas is a cleaner-burning fossil fuel than coal.
The weakening of Obama-era efforts to fight climate change amounts to a gift to many oil companies. Researchers warn that the decision ignores science.
Months before ending the Coal Policy, the Kenney government issued letters of support for open-pit projects.

Canada's government has vigorously defended the country's oil industry and its controversial oilsands projects, even as it seeks to drastically cut emissions.

But analysts and economists say the industry was already expecting a shift in energy policy under a Biden presidency.

President Jair Bolsonaro could revive Brazil's economic growth more quickly after Covid-19 by shifting to low-carbon policies that safeguard the Amazon rainforest.

Renewable energy costs have gone down so much that opponents can no longer seize upon pocketbook arguments.

Daimler has reached settlements in the United States totaling $2.2 billion (€1.86 billion) over emissions cheating software in its diesel vehicles.

New Jersey has received 1,800 applications for its new electric vehicle rebate program even amid a slow rollout and car sales that crashed for months because of COVID-19, according to the state Board of Public Utilities.

Canadian cities from Edmonton to Montreal are lowering speed limits, primarily in an attempt to save lives. But slowing down may also be an easy way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution - not just on urban roadways but also on highways (and even the high seas).

Renewable power from wind turbines and solar panels produced 10 per cent of the world's electricity in the first half of this year, according to a new energy report.

Climate change is regressive: poor communities and communities of color are feeling the health effects of climate change more than wealthy and white communities.

The Trump administration will roll back regulations aimed at reducing emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations, its latest move to unwind environmental rules ahead of November's presidential election.

Once branded a foreign agent, a Russian activist has worked for 24 years to protect the island of Sakhalin from industrial development.

President Donald Trump's administration is expected to formalize the changes Thursday in the heart of the nation's most prolific natural gas reservoir and in the premier presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

As Tropical Storm Isaias swept through last week, the Delaware River Basin Commission's newest committee was convening for the very first time. Its aim: to help inform water resource planning efforts regarding climate change.

As cleanup crews worked to remove thousands of gallons of drilling mud from a Chester County lake on Wednesday, residents gathered to protest the Mariner East pipeline project, citing a litany of environmental damage.

Instead of going to waste, some expired ales and lagers in the state of South Australia have been serving a new purpose: powering a water treatment plant.

Hayley Book is currently serving as a senior advisor to the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Sunoco’s Mariner East pipeline construction spilled 10,000 gallons of drilling mud into a lake at Marsh Creek State Park in Chester County.
After months of lobbying, the industry found a champion in Neal, the powerful chair of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Lawmakers from across the Ohio Valley have received nearly half a million dollars in campaign contributions from 2019-2020 from a political action committee associated with FirstEnergy Corp.
The tension between "those who see cars as evil and those who see cars as essential" intensifies as social distancing puts a premium on space.
Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.
In 2020, biology, history, and physics are making the choice between transformation or disintegration clearer than ever.

Nussir aims at becoming the world's first fully electrified underground mine, with zero emission of CO2.

The Democratic Party’s 2020 platform echoes President Trump’s hawkishness on China. That’s a mistake.

Proposed legislation would end B.C.'s mandate to be electricity “self-sufficient," and the Greens say that's bad news for small-scale renewable energy producers, including First Nations.

Joe Biden's pick of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the US presidency could reinvigorate stalled world action on climate change in a "night and day" switch if the Democrats defeat Donald Trump, climate policy experts say.

When asked about Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) yesterday, President Trump said "she is against fracking; she is against petroleum products." What's her energy record, and how will it play in battleground states?

Six former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs are calling for an agency reset after President Donald Trump's regulation-chopping, industry-minded first term, backing a detailed plan by former EPA staffers that ranges from renouncing political influence in regulation to boosting climate-friendly electric vehicles.

For years, it has been easier to imagine what a bad quarter looks like in the coal industry than what might constitute a good one.