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Poland turns to fossil fuel soulmate Trump as coal output flags
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 11:59 PM

“Whenever you need energy, just give us a call,” U.S. President Donald Trump said on a visit to Poland in the summer. Now, with winter setting in, Warsaw is taking him up on the offer.

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Britain, Canada ally to boost support for global coal phase-out
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 11:06 PM

Britain and Canada will urge nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday to join them in a global alliance to phase out coal, a letter seen by Reuters shows, defying U.S. lobbying in favor of the fossil fuel at the same event.

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A radioactive cloud wafts over Europe, with Russia as chief suspect
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 11:00 PM

High levels of a substance called ruthenium 106 detected over the Continent have prompted concern about a possible cover-up by Moscow.

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The world at 3 degrees: What it means for five cities
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:57 PM

From rising sea levels to megastorms and drought, how five cities around the world will face their own struggles to adapt to a warming planet.

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Climate action by China, India to offset Trump: Study
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:56 PM

Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less U.S. action under President Donald Trump, a study showed on Wednesday.

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Bay Area industries get new rule to cut toxic air pollution
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:55 PM

Oil refineries, hospitals, sewer and chemical plants would be impacted by the new rule.

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Coal pollution continues to spread in Latin America
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:52 PM

Despite growing global pressure to reduce the use of coal to generate electricity, several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean still have projects underway for expanding this polluting energy source.

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Photo Essay: Delhi’s toxic sky
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:49 PM

Toward the end of autumn, parts of northern India and Pakistan are frequently covered by a thick smog caused by a temperature inversion. This year is particularly bad.

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Keystone XL opponents make last-gasp effort in Nebraska
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:42 PM

Opponents of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline have launched a last-minute public relations blitz before Nebraska regulators weigh in on its route next week in the last big regulatory hurdle for the long-delayed project.

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Brazil’s oil sale plans prompt fears of global fossil fuel extraction race
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:27 PM

Government proposal to give tax relief for offshore oil would increase emissions and contradicts the nation’s progressive stance in Bonn.

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India to introduce clean fuels faster to combat Delhi smog crisis
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:21 PM

Measures to slash vehicle emissions to come in two years earlier than planned in effort to reduce air pollution in New Delhi.

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Indigenous groups win greater climate recognition at Bonn summit
Wednesday November 15th 2017, 10:19 PM

World governments have acknowledged for the first time that ‘First Peoples’ can play a leadership role in protecting forests and limiting global warming.

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