Large or small, cities’ 100% renewable energy pledges are more than symbolic.

It goes without saying that Atlanta, Georgia and Abita Springs, Louisiana are dramatically different places. As of this month, however, the two have something in...

Gov. LePage vetoes solar 'net metering' bill, again.

AUGUSTA — As expected, Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a solar energy bill strongly supported by environmental groups and solar installation companies. The bill, L.D....

Proposed wind farm runs into opposition in Ocean City, Congress.

Ocean City officials are resisting a plan to build a wind farm off Maryland's coast — among the first of its kind in the...

Utility helps wean Vermonters from the electric grid.

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As LA heat wave bakes Valley, residents say ‘cool pavement’ project is working.

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This new charging system lets electric cars pay for themselves by selling energy back...

If you buy a Nissan Leaf in the U.K. in 2018, you probably won’t ever have to pay to charge your new electric car. advertisement Anyone...

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...

Solar power: Cheap illumination’s benefits in remote areas may be limited.

FOR sunny places not connected to the electricity grid, the falling price of solar panels and LED lighting promises a bright future. No more...

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EU says to beef up climate diplomacy to save Paris agreement

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Coalition colleagues urge Malcolm Turnbull to head off energy crisis.

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A lesson on warming, from an icy river.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARDApril 20, 2017In the wilds of the Canadian Yukon, nature has provided fresh evidence of the destructive power of humans, and a stark warning...

Why big animals can't take a little rain.

Melting from glaciers and permafrost was not kind to the large animals of the last Ice Age. The persistent moisture turned grasslands into peatlands and...