Americans are consuming less coal in 2018 than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency, a federal report said Tuesday, as cheap natural gas and other sources of energy frustrate the Trump administration's pledges to revive the U.S. coal industry.
Cities such as Santiago de Chile and Cali in Colombia have started using electric buses. Others like San Jose, Costa Rica, and Panama City are in the middle of pilot projects to make transportation cleaner.
The Keeling Curve Prize is a notable philanthropic competition in that it’s entirely about climate change. It also opts to give small amounts to multiple winners working in many fields instead of betting on one big idea.