Tag: Climate

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...

‘Nothing but problems’: Shipwreck tear-down enters 5th month

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — When salvage crews began cutting apart the capsized Golden Ray, a shipwreck the size of a 70-story office building with 4,200...

McNeese State AD relinquishes basketball coaching duties

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — McNeese State athletic director and basketball coach Heath Schroyer is stepping away from coaching to focus on rebuilding the university’s...

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...

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...

Kerry wants world’s biggest polluters to pledge real change

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PARIS — U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry on Wednesday called on the world’s biggest polluters to make “key decisions” in the coming...

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...

Bezos plans to spend $10 billion by 2030 on climate change

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NEW YORK — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plans to spend the $10 billion he invested in the Bezos Earth Fund by 2030, the fund’s...