Rolls-Royce and easyJet to test hydrogen combustion engine tech

Aerospace giantRolls-Royce said Tuesday it was pairing up with airline easyJet to develop and test hydrogen combustion engine technology for aircraft.

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Historic climate bill faces state schism on clean energy
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Historic climate bill faces state schism on clean energy

The sweeping package that passed the Senate yesterday is raising several critical energy questions for the nation's climate future.

Hansen: The eyes of climate change history are on Biden

The president has an opportunity to take the fundamental step on climate change that eluded all past leaders, and he can start by taxing carbon emissions.
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To rate wildfire danger, Britain looks to Canada

Amid record-breaking temperatures and destructive fires, U.K. researchers are developing a national wildfire danger rating system based on a Canadian system for determining forest fire risk. Canadian scientists collaborating with them hope to glean valuable information about how to update the decades-old system.

How the climate bill could strengthen EPA regulations

The Senate Democrats’ climate bill could help EPA defend new rules based on emerging technologies like carbon capture and storage by making them more cost-effective.

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In fight against Bay du Nord oil project, environmental groups turn to courts and Norwegian public

Months after the Bay du Nord offshore oil project in Newfoundland was approved by the federal government, environmental groups are continuing their campaign against the project, taking their fight to the courts and the company’s offices in Norway.

Electric cars are too costly for many, even with aid in climate bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive for a vast majority of Americans.

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