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18 10 2021 | 09:10

A US small-town mayor sued the oil industry. Then Exxon went after him

The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis Serge Dedina is a surfer, environmentalist and mayor of Imperial…

16 10 2021 | 12:37

Biden Admin Plans Major Offshore Wind Expansion

The Interior Department will sell offshore wind leases off both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico by 2025, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. The seven lease sales are part of Biden's plan to…

16 10 2021 | 11:12

Cop26: Boris Johnson handed blow as US climate chief John Kerry says talks likely to miss target

Joe Biden’s envoy offers downbeat assessment ahead of crucial summit in UK US climate envoy John Kerry has conceded that the Cop26 summit will likely will end without nations agreeing to the carbon…

04 10 2021 | 13:06

Joe Manchin, America’s climate decider-in-chief, is a coal baron

The pivotal Democratic senator owns millions of dollars in coal stocks. Shouldn’t he recuse himself from US climate talks? Joe Manchin has never been this famous. People around the world now know…

01 10 2021 | 15:13

U.S.: Another big pipeline project bites the dust—and FERC should take notice

PennEast Pipeline cancellation boosts case for change in commission policy Yet another unnecessary pipeline—the PennEast project—has been cancelled after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (…

01 10 2021 | 12:44

New York City faces risk of running out of water – fast

Maricopa County in Arizona, where cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale located, most exposed to climate risks overall New York City faces significant risk of running out of water by 2050, according to a…

01 10 2021 | 12:42

Natural gas plants accounted for majority of Texas winter storm failures

While some politicians sought to blame renewable energy for deadly power disruptions in February, a new report from two key agencies shows that natural gas was also a major factor.  The new…

24 09 2021 | 15:24

Developing nations welcome US climate finance pledge but warn more is needed

Rest of G20 should follow Joe Biden’s lead on funding commitments, says climate envoy. Developing countries and campaigners welcomed the offer of increased climate finance from the US president, Joe…

24 09 2021 | 14:32

How the Biden administration could create jobs for oil and gas workers

The president has pledged to put people to work plugging abandoned oil and gas wells. An oil or gas well can keep releasing pollution long after it’s retired from use. “When an oil and gas company…

17 09 2021 | 15:47

When the US requires a deputy sheriff Australia reports for duty – but not when it comes to climate action

Scott Morrison hoped to focus on the positives of the US alliance on the 70th anniversary of the Anzus treaty but Labor focused on climate ambition differences.

16 09 2021 | 15:10

Biden unveils plan for solar power to produce 45% of US electricity by 2050

Solar power could reach 40 per cent by 2035 by doubling the installation of solar energy annually, according to new study. The Biden administration has issued a plan to increase the country’s…

16 09 2021 | 13:00

Biden comforts Louisiana as police make door-to-door searches after flooding death toll rises in northeast

At least 49 people have been killed, the majority of whom became trapped in submerged apartments or cars. President Joe Biden returned to a familiar role as comforter-in-chief on Friday as he…

16 09 2021 | 12:52

Lawsuit challenges Biden plan to sell oil and gas leases in Gulf of Mexico

Planet cannot handle more stress from oil and gas production’  Announcement came as Gulf states battered by Hurricane Ida Outrage and at least one lawsuit has followed the Joe Biden administration’…

16 09 2021 | 12:47

Coal from planned Cumbria mine may go outside UK and EU, inquiry told

Opponents say document contradicts company’s claim it will principally supply industries closer to home. The coal extracted from the planned Cumbrian mine may go further overseas, rather than be…

09 09 2021 | 12:18

These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity

In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that the U.S. Department of Energy projects that renewable energy will be the fastest-…

06 09 2021 | 15:25

Tennessee flooding prompts Biden disaster declaration

President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Tennessee after record rainfall caused devastating floods that killed at least 22 President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster…

06 09 2021 | 15:01

Impasse in US-China climate talks just weeks before global Cop26 summit

US climate envoy John Kerry told Chinese officials that there was ‘no way’ for the world to solve the climate crisis without Beijing’s ‘full engagement and commitment’. The US and China have reached…

06 09 2021 | 14:37

‘Climate crisis is here’ says Biden in week of storms, floods and wildfires

The president warned that ‘we need to act now’ as trail of destruction blighted west, south and north-east. The widespread destruction caused by extreme weather coast to coast, with Hurricane Ida…

03 09 2021 | 15:12

‘Eco-anxious’ young people are filing climate lawsuits against their countries

A recent poll found 57 per cent of American teenagers said that climate change made them feel scared. The most comprehensive assessment yet from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (…

03 09 2021 | 14:56

China tells John Kerry climate cooperation is tied to overall US relations

China is pushing the US to resolve border issues to work on climate change China’s foreign minister Wang Yi warned the US that the deteriorating relations between the world’s two largest economies…