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A coal phaseout by 2030, more electric vehicles and rapid renewables expansion: Germany's new coalition has promised a climate bonanza. But can the ambitious targets be hit?

Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor.

The towns will invest up to a half million dollars to develop a defense system against coastal flooding.

When a wildfire plows through a forest, life underground changes, too. Death comes for many microorganisms. But, like trees, some microbes are adapted to fire.

A Nobel prize-winning economic theory used by investors is showing early signs of helping save threatened coral reefs, scientists say.

Rising temperatures and resilient grapes have enabled Denmark and Sweden to produce unique wines.

New Orleans' commitment to renewable energy caught the eye of growing industry.

Study sees potential for 510,000 megawatts, twice the current needs of all five Gulf states.

Turbines could start sprouting in waters off Louisiana and Texas within the decade.

We can bemoan that there is still a gap between our ambitions and actions. Or we can work to close it.
Forests, soils and oceans are the unsung heroes of our climate, storing the greenhouse gases that cause global heating. But they could perform even better with a little help.

Last Thanksgiving, I cited a dozen U.S. environmental journalists that deserve our thanks. Since there are dozens more, let's make this an annual thing.

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Norway’s successful transition to zero-emission transport sector continues. By the end of 2022, the last remaining ferry connection along European route E6, Bognes-Skarberget, will operate on batteries.

Divers and scientists recorded the birth of billions of coral babies in Australia's Great Barrier Reef in a colorful show of life that they hope is a signal that the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem can recover from climate change.

The “MooLoo” may lead to a 56 percent reduction in ammonia emissions, according to researchers.
Under a new law, a large portion of the country's produce will no longer be sold in single-use plastic containers.
As part of the company’s goal to become fully circular, it needs to work to eliminate the 10% of its packaging that still uses plastic.

Solar farms are proliferating on undeveloped land, often harming ecosystems. But placing solar canopies on large parking lots offers a host of advantages - making use of land that is already cleared, producing electricity close to those who need it, and even shading cars.

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