Tag: Climate change

Biden meets with UN Security Council members to talk climate

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden told the permanent representatives of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that the United States will join the international...

Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has book out in September

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NEW YORK — The new chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, Katharine Hayhoe, has written a book about climate change. ...

Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Powerful gusts linked to global warming are damaging water quality and creating a hazard for fish in Lake Erie and...

Mathias Cormann chosen as OECD head despite climate concerns

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PARIS — The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said Monday that it has appointed a former Australian finance minister, Mathias Cormann, as its...

Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Powerful gusts linked to global warming are damaging water quality and creating a hazard for fish in Lake Erie and...

Auto industry urges emissions deal weaker than Obama’s

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WASHINGTON — A coalition of automakers has told the Biden administration it would agree to raise mileage standards to reduce tailpipe emissions but with...

Philly to dim lights to make it safer for birds in flight

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The lights of Philadelphia might not shine as bright in the coming weeks as a coalition in the City of Brotherly Love tries to...

As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

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CASPER, Wyo. — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry...

Greenpeace protests ECB’s loans for carbon-heavy industries

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Greenpeace activists landed on the roof of a European Central Bank building Wednesday to drop a banner protesting the financial institution's...

Warming oceans mean smaller baby sharks struggle to survive

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PORTLAND, Maine — The warming of worldwide oceans from climate change means baby sharks are at risk of being born smaller and without the...