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Sweden passed a new Climate Act on Thursday, legally binding the country to reach net-zero emissions by the year 2045. The act, which passed...

Time to shine: Solar power is fastest-growing source of new energy.

Solar power Renewables accounted for two-thirds of new power added to world’s grids last year, says International Energy Agency <!--><!--><!--><!--> A rooftop covered with solar panels at...

From thin air to stone: Greenhouse gas test starts in Iceland.

OSLO (Reuters) - A Swiss company will start to extract carbon dioxide from thin air in Iceland on Thursday, seeking to transform the gas...

Jerry Brown, lawmakers announce California climate deal.

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers late Monday announced a proposal to extend through the next decade California’s landmark program to regulate climate-warming...

Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030.

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fueled cars from the world’s most visited city by 2030, Paris City Hall...

'The idea is coming of age': Indigenous Australians take carbon farming to Canada.

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Solar panel makers look to White House for help.

Solar panel manufacturers are pushing to impose trade penalties on imports to the United States, dividing their industry while potentially creating a new trade...

Federal bill would establish competition for coral recovery ideas.

HONOLULU — There could be a prize for creative solutions to the declining health of the world’s coral reefs. That’s if Congress approves the newly...

The impossible burger: Inside the strange science of the fake meat that 'bleeds.'

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