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Utilities are giving people cash for clean cars.

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The fight against climate change: Four cities leading the way in the Trump era.

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Merkley, Sanders goal: US on all renewables by 2050.

(MGN graphic) (MGN graphic) WASHINGTON - Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), introduced...

EasyJet says it could be flying electric planes within a decade.

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Whose ecological footprint is bigger: Medics, economists, or environmentalists?

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Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free.

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China looks to capture millions of tons of CO2.

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The Guardian view on electric cars: They’ll change the world.

Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars Opinion Editorial Car drivers dream of freedom and autonomy but the future may be robotic public transport <!--><!--><!--><!--> ‘The British government expects the all-electric...

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