Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved to ensure that it can block Gov. Tom Wolf from imposing a price on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants as part of a multi-state effort, although the bill is destined for a veto.
Dutch police detained about 50 farmers who blocked a road with their tractors in protest against new environmental pollution rules which they say threaten their livelihoods.
"Offices here in the region are being evicted - there's no money to pay the rent," says the director of one World Heritage site.
B.C. finally has rules to enforce clean up of oil and gas wells. But will they be enough to protect taxpayers?
Critics say taxpayers are still not protected as the province readies for a fracking boom to supply the LNG Canada project.
The recovery from the coronavirus crisis represents an opportunity to reset the global economy and prioritise sustainable development without further damaging the planet, Prince Charles said at the opening of a World Economic Forum virtual meeting.
A new, green economy could create 1m jobs, says Carys Roberts, executive director of the IPPR.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.