Tag: Climate change

Pandemic points to need to work together as Italy hosts G-20

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MATERA, Italy — With the pandemic providing painful lessons on how interconnected the world is, ministers from nations accounting for more than half the...

Rolling blackouts for parts of US Northwest amid heat wave

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SPOKANE, Wash. — The unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting a electrical utility in...

Biden extols bipartisan infrastructure deal as a good start

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has announced a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on his top...

Last dash: German lawmakers pass climate, crime bills

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BERLIN — German lawmakers approved bills setting tougher targets for tackling climate change, new rules on second trials for serious crimes and measures to...

Congress acts to reinstate methane rules loosened by Trump

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WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats have approved a measure reinstating rules aimed at limiting climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas drilling, a rare...

Senate OKs bill to certify farm practices limiting emissions

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The U.S. Senate has approved a measure intended to encourage greater use of farming and forestry practices that prevent greenhouse gas emissions and remove...

UK urged to deliver on policies to deal with climate change

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LONDON — The British government is being urged by its own climate advisers to deliver on its promises to deal with climate change or...

In break with Trump, House GOP forms group on climate change

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WASHINGTON — Utah Rep. John Curtis says he's tired of hearing that Republicans — his party colleagues — don't care about climate change or...

Queen beams as she returns to Ascot after COVID-19 hiatus

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LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II was smiling broadly as she attended the final day of the Ascot races on Saturday, where environmental protesters urged...

Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

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PHOENIX — Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly. ...