By mid-century, Florida could have more days that feel like 100 degrees than any other state, according to a new heat report by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Miami-Dade tops the list of future hot counties.
Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages.
China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official says.
Ohio wind developers are facing the possibility of a weakened renewable standard and some of the most restrictive turbine-siting rules in the United States. The outcome could have far-reaching consequences given the potential to sway the regional electricity mix.