Harvard students blockade entrance in divestment protest.

A group of Harvard University students urging university officials to pull the school's investments from fossil fuel companies blocked the entrance to one of...

Climate-friendly coal technology works but is proving difficult to scale up.

Enlarge this image The Kemper County Energy Facility in Mississippi is one of the country's most ambitious carbon capture projects. Courtesy of Mississippi Power hide...

West Virginia leaders rejoice over reversal of Clean Power Plan.

Photo by Scott McCloskey American Electric Power still burns coal at the Cardinal Plant in Jefferson County, though the company plans to transition this...

Trump's Interior Secretary: The 'war on coal is over.'

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, in a one-two Trump administration bid to boost America's beleaguered coal industry, has lifted the Obama administration's moratorium on...

President's bid to recrown King Coal meets industry headwinds.

President Trump is surrounded by industry and political leaders as he signs the executive order on "energy independence" yesterday. Photo courtesy of the White...

How the US protects the environment, from Nixon to Trump.

A little less than 50 years ago, President Richard Nixon united with a Democratic Congress to pass laws that altered the everyday experience of...

Rolling back climate regulations is Trump's most dangerous con yet.

The executive order President Trump signed Tuesday is his most dangerous con yet. By rolling back President Obama's Clean Power Plan and other climate-related...

Chile to Shore Up Capital’s Climate-Change Defenses

TEPIC, MEXICO — Reducing inequality, securing water supplies and strengthening disaster prevention is crucial to bolster Chile’s quake-prone capital against climate change and other hazards,...

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