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Climate Change

Climate Change

Biden awards $830 million to toughen nation’s infrastructure against climate change

The Biden administration on Thursday awarded $830 million in grants to fund 80 projects aimed at toughening the nation’s aging infrastructure against the harmful impacts of climate change. The money...

Is action on climate change a human right? A European court will rule for...

Europe’s highest human rights court will rule Tuesday on a group of landmark climate change cases aimed at forcing countries to meet international obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The...

Police block Thunberg, marchers in Dutch climate protest

Dozens of police officers, some on horseback, blocked protesters from reaching the A12 arterial highway into the Dutch seaside city It’s important to demonstrate today because we...

Mexico’s likely next president is a scientist. Politics has her mostly quiet on climate...

The López home kept filling with seawater as the Gulf of Mexico rose and winter storms got worse. Cristina López and her family decided to leave after one bad...

In Indonesia, deforestation is intensifying disasters from severe weather and climate change

Roads turned to murky brown rivers, homes were swept away by strong currents and bodies were pulled from mud during deadly flash floods and landslides after torrential rains hit West Sumatra in early March,...

The ‘Taylor Swift effect’ aims to provide water during Brazil’s life-threatening heat waves

Brazilian climatologist Núbia Beray Armond for years had been sounding the alarm about Rio de Janeiro’s need for an extreme heat plan including water distribution. Interest was tepid until a disastrous Taylor...

Powerful storm in California and Nevada shuts interstate and dumps snow on mountains

A powerful blizzard raged overnight into Saturday in the Sierra Nevada as the biggest storm of the season shut down a long stretch of Interstate-80 in California and gusty winds and heavy...

UN member states are meeting to plan how to tackle the world’s environmental crises

The world’s top decision-making body on the environment is meeting in Kenya’s capital on Monday to discuss how countries can work together to tackle environmental crises like climate change, pollution and loss...
Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, speaks at a press conference to present the key points of the Carbon Management Strategy (CMS) and the draft bill for the amendment to the Carbon Dioxide Storage Act in Berlin, Germany, Monday Feb. 26, 2024. Germany plans to enable underground carbon storage at offshore sites, pushing ahead with a much-discussed technology in an acknowledgement that time is running out to combat climate change, Habeck said Monday. (Monika Skolimowska/dpa)

Germany plans to enable underground storage of carbon dioxide at offshore sites

Germany plans to enable underground carbon storage at offshore sites, pushing ahead with a much-discussed technology in an acknowledgement that time is running out to combat climate change, the country’s vice chancellor said...

An offshore oil spill has caused a ‘national emergency,’ Trinidad and Tobago prime minister...

Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister said a large oil spill near the twin-island nation in the eastern Caribbean has caused a “national emergency” as crews struggled to contain the oil already coating...