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Virginia launches plan to join East Coast carbon market, cut emissions 30%.

This story was updated Nov. 16 with the state regulators' vote. Virginia has taken a first step toward joining the East Coast's regional carbon-trading market,...

Tesla’s latest creation: An electric big rig that can travel 500 miles on a...

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Cycling downhill: has Copenhagen hit peak bike?

Cities Cycling the city The share of trips taken by bike in Denmark’s capital has fallen. With ever more cars on the road and a new...

Britain, Canada ally to boost support for global coal phase-out.

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Britain and Canada will urge nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday to join them in a global alliance to...

Bigotry against indigenous people means we're missing a trick on climate change.

Working in development Development 2030 Prakash Kashwan Traditional farming strategies could protect humanity against global warming and prevent deadly wildfires. Yet scientists seem determined to ignore them <!--><!--><!--><!--> A...

Growing number of global insurance firms divesting from fossil fuels.

Coal Report shows around £15bn of assets worldwide have been shifted away from coal companies in the past two years as concern over climate risk...

Switching to organic farming could cut greenhouse gas emissions, study shows.

Farming Study also finds that converting conventionally farmed land would not overly harm crop yields or require huge amounts of additional land to feed rising...

In drive to cut emissions, Germany confronts its car culture.

Germans like to think of themselves as the most environmentally friendly people on earth. They see their sophisticated recycling programs, their love of forests,...

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