Tag: Climate

Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become...

Effort to fund racially diverse climate groups gets momentum

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Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations are gaining momentum, with one group's push for transparency from the nation’s...

EXPLAINER: What is fueling Russia’s ‘unprecedented’ fires?

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MOSCOW — Thousands of wildfires engulf broad expanses of Russia each year, destroying forests and shrouding territories in acrid smoke. ...

G20 environment ministers meet in Italy amid floods, fires

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NAPLES, Italy — With forest fires raging in the U.S. and Russia and floods devastating parts of Western Europe, environment and energy ministers from...

Mercedes sketches out all-electric scenario by decade’s end

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Daimler AG's luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz says it is stepping up its transition to electric cars, doubling the planned share of...

Belgium holds day of mourning in wake of deadly flooding

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BRUSSELS — Belgium held a day of mourning Tuesday for the victims of last week’s devastating floods, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her...

Climate envoy says US, China must end world’s ‘suicide pact’

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LONDON — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry called on China to join America in urgently cutting greenhouse gas emissions and described the international alliances...

Experts: Europe floods shows need to curb emissions, adapt

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BRUSSELS — Just as the European Union was announcing plans to spend billions of euros to contain climate change, massive clouds gathered over Germany...

They’re not blown away by NJ’s offshore wind power plans

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OCEAN CITY, N.J. — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast,...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...