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A new survey finds broad support among American voters for doing more on climate change.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a source familiar with his thinking.

A new UN report highlights how an adaptation gap hurts the most vulnerable countries and urges increased financing and cost-effective, nature-based preparations.

The clean energy sector in the United States lost 429,000 jobs last year due to the economic impacts of Covid-19, with the industry hitting its lowest number of workers since 2015, according to a new analysis of federal unemployment filings.

Sounding optimistic after four years of battling climate change with little help from the federal government under the Trump administration, Mayor Jim Kenney said Friday that Philadelphia will aim to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Overshadowed by the turmoil of the presidential transition, the Trump administration's actions may harm animals and the environment.

The first 100 days of the presidency could help determine the state of our planet's climate for the next 10,000 years.

Activists in Cascadia blocked nearly every effort to use the region's ports to expand the global fossil fuel trade between 2004 and 2017.
French oil giant Total quits American Petroleum Institute over differences on subsidies for electric vehicles and carbon pricing.
New data published Thursday shows that despite the higher sticker price, electric cars may actually save drivers money in the long-run.
How a group of five activists decided to fight global warming by doing whatever it takes.
A surge of corporate money could soon transform carbon removal from science fiction to reality. But there are risks: The very idea could offer industry an excuse to maintain dangerous habits.
A survey carried out after the November election found that 66 percent of respondents said that developing sources of clean energy should be a high or very high priority.

Many were cheered by industry, coastal advocates but opposed by environment, health interests.

The fossil fuel industry pioneered massive political disinformation with climate denial. It also fed the “Stop the Steal” movement.
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