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Data on clean energy jobs is important in Pennsylvania, where there is tension between a robust fossil-fuel industry and what scientists say is the need to cut carbon emissions to mitigate the effects of climate change.
As the first presidential envoy for climate, he wants to persuade world leaders to “do what the science tells us.” With global climate talks less than two months away, he faces a tough path.

Climate change denial has been rampant in conservative America, but something is shifting. A growing movement is advocating for climate action - in its own fossil fuel-friendly way.

European energy firms Centrica and Galp, food group Nestle and watchmaker Swatch are among 50 companies worldwide that are highly exposed to physical climate risks, investors with $10 trillion in assets say.

Climate change is top of the agenda when voters in Iceland head to the polls for general elections on Saturday, following an exceptionally warm summer and an election campaign defined by a wide-reaching debate on global warming.

Rather than taking a step forward on legislation that could be revisited and adjusted, the Legislature has developed a habit of forgoing climate action altogether.

It's time for the global community to "grow up" and deal with the climate change crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told United Nations representatives, urging nations to "listen to the warnings of the scientists," in remarks at odds with some of his past statements.

The World Health Organization has cut its recommended limits for air pollution and urged nations to tackle dirty air and save millions of lives.

The World Health Organization says areas like Colorado's Front Range counties need stringent new air pollution limits, firing a daunting challenge at Colorado leaders already scrambling to catch up to less-onerous restrictions imposed by the EPA.

Some radical Republicans also raise a favorite bogeyman, arguing that global warming is a plot to get the country to embrace “socialism.”

After three-and-a-half weeks on a hunger strike, Henning Jeschke is frail and gaunt, but determined to go on, still hoping to pressure the three candidates for chancellor of Germany into meeting him for a debate about the climate crisis ahead of Sunday's general election.

Environment Victoria has launched action against the state's environmental watchdog and brown coal power plant operators over pollution levels.
More than 175,000 barrels of oil per day in production will shift from one major company to another.
Beijing is to end support for overseas coal-fired power projects and plans to up investment in low-carbon energy. It's big news ahead of the November climate summit, but private investors need to follow suit.
The path forward requires a new understanding of our burning world.
Natural-gas supply shortfalls have led to record prices for the fuel and for electricity, leading to fears of a shortage and spotlighting European efforts to slash greenhouse-gas emissions.

The House State Government Committee is scheduled to meet September 27 to consider Senate Bill 533 would prohibit any public participation in state agency rulemaking and policy making processes during a declared state emergency.

The Sierra Club, joined by five other organizations, is prompting the Environmental Quality Board to make oil and gas companies pay bonds equal to the full cost of decommissioning their wells.
The plan builds on six areas of impact noted in the 2021 Climate Change Impacts Assessment.

The Lava Ridge Wind Energy Project would be the largest wind farm in all of Idaho, bringing as many as 400 new turbines to Magic Valley. But there's one big obstacle: Opponents fear the project in the southern part of the state would interfere with the integrity of the nearby Minidoka National Historic Site.

When President Biden announced his multitrillion-dollar jobs plan in March, it included nearly $175 billion in spending to encourage Americans to buy electric vehicles to help ensure "that these vehicles are affordable for all families and manufactured by workers with good jobs."

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad, surprising the world on climate for the second straight year at the U.N. General Assembly.
Covid-19 and climate change dominated the start of the General Assembly gathering. The U.N. secretary general warned that an increasingly divided world was “on the edge of an abyss.”

President Biden this summer trumpeted his bipartisan infrastructure deal as a "historic" win for the climate. But the arrival of autumn finds Democrats in danger of a historic failure.

Officials from the Wolf Administration are expected to announce the Pennsylvania Climate Action Plan 2021 on Wednesday, emphasizing the need for statewide action as average temperatures continue to climb throughout the Midstate.

In the San Francisco Bay Area, experts predict climate change will be felt far and wide with hotter temperatures, fiercer wildfires and more intense droughts than in previous years.

A new blueprint from a billionaire-led coalition that includes some of the nation’s largest corporations is backing ambitious clean energy policies being pushed by President Biden, even as utility executives are expressing doubts about them.
Germany sees "green hydrogen" as the silver bullet for carbon neutrality in sectors with particularly stubborn emissions. But a national hydrogen plan is a source of heated debate, and may see changes after the election.
The party’s climate measures suddenly face a tough battle in Congress.
A slow transition away from carbon will be costlier than a fast one, but each year that we keep spewing carbon is a year in which fossil-fuel companies’ current business models stay intact.
Jobs in the solar and wind sector pay slightly less on average than those in fossil fuels but offer better job security.
The senator is no mystery. Fossil fuels feature heavily in both his personal and professional finances.

From eliminating fossil fuel subsidies to support for nature-based climate solutions and protected areas, here are some key things we can expect from the new federal government.

The transaction kicks off what could be a torch-passing ceremony for the fossil fuel industry over the coming months and years from the most environmentally pressured to the least and from the least efficient to the most.