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Will Oklahoma disrupt Biden's 100% clean energy goal?

Reaching President Biden's goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035 would require a massive shift away from fossil fuels across the U.S. - including in red states.

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Wisconsin will plant 75 million trees by 2030 as a way to help curb emissions

Governor Evers said he believes trees are important not only to the economy and Wisconsin's heritage but have an important role to play as the state begins to work toward addressing climate change and even building healthier communities.


Cut emissions to fight extreme weather wrecking lives, UN report says

Slashing methane emissions is vital to tackling the climate crisis and rapidly curbing the extreme weather already hitting people across the world today, according to a new UN report.


Nature is critical to slowing climate change, but it can only do so if we help it first

Biden's climate summit highlighted "nature-based solutions," but political and indigenous leaders agree native peoples should lead the way and researchers warn of pitfalls.


Two important moves on emissions

Congress and the Biden administration are taking action aimed at sharply restricting a pair of potent greenhouse gases.

Are Europe's climate action goals realistic?

Some analysts are warning that the rich can afford the necessary changes, but the burdensome costs of a green transition for middle-class and poorer voters could trigger a backlash and prompt electoral reversals.

Airlines must reduce emissions instead of offsetting, say experts

Airlines should focus on reducing emissions from flights instead of using carbon offsets for climate commitments, experts and environmental campaigners have warned.


Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf takes next step to start carbon emission caps in 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is solidifying its intention to begin imposing a price on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants next year, over the protests of coal- and gas-region lawmakers and elements of the energy industry.


Germany raises ambition to net zero by 2045 after landmark court ruling

A surprise plan to strengthen Germany's emission targets reignites debate on quitting coal and pricing carbon ahead of September's election.


UK and India agree on roadmap to combat climate change by 2030

Britain says it has agreed with India on plans to combat climate change by 2030, including protecting forests and working together on the clean energy transition, as it prepares to host the COP26 UN Climate Summit later this year.


Airlines get lift from corporate allies in shift to sustainable fuels

Some of the world's biggest corporations are signing on to help decarbonize the aviation industry just as business travel is expected to rebound this year and send greenhouse gas emissions soaring.


EPA says it will regulate hydrofluorocarbons in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Carbon dioxide gets the fame and attention of the greenhouse gases. But there are others that are even more effective at trapping heat; they just exist in much smaller concentrations, so they don't usually face the same level of scrutiny or regulation.


Blustery bank holiday helps windfarms set new clean energy record

Great Britain's windfarms set a new clean energy record on Monday after the blowy bank holiday weather helped onshore and offshore wind turbines make up almost half of the electricity system.


One of the country’s 10 largest coal plants just got a retirement date. What about the rest?

To survive among the shrinking fleet of U.S. coal-fired power plants, it helps to be extremely big.

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U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

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