China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad

In a transfer designed to bolster Beijing’s local weather credentials, President Xi Jinping of China mentioned Tuesday that his nation would cease constructing coal-burning energy vegetation abroad, ending its help for development tasks that depend on the world’s dirtiest fossil gas. “China will step up support for other developing countries…

California’s Wildfires Had an Invisible Impact: High Carbon Dioxide Emissions

This wildfire season thus far in California has been extraordinary, producing hundreds of fires — together with one which, at almost one million acres burned, is the biggest single fireplace in state historical past — and spewing a lot smoke that air high quality has been affected hundreds of miles…

Biden Vows to Double Aid on Climate, a Key Issue at U.N. Gathering

President Biden mentioned on Tuesday that his administration would search to double help aimed at serving to growing nations deal with local weather change, elevating a pledge he made in April to about $11.four billion a 12 months by 2024. The pledge is taken into account crucial to the success…

Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead

More than 60 endangered African penguins had been just lately discovered lifeless, all with a number of bee stings and no different exterior accidents, in accordance with officers in a coastal metropolis in South Africa the place the birds repeatedly migrate. Sixty-three lifeless African penguins had been discovered Friday on…

Biden Administration to Draft Rules on Workplace Heat Dangers

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is opening an effort throughout federal businesses to handle the well being impacts from warmth, together with the primary ever heat-specific office normal, as a part of a rising recognition of the risks posed by warming temperatures brought on by local weather change. The Occupational…

This Powerful Democrat Linked to Fossil Fuels Will Craft the U.S. Climate Plan

WASHINGTON — Joe Manchin, the highly effective West Virginia Democrat who chairs the Senate vitality panel and earned half one million final 12 months from coal manufacturing, is getting ready to remake President Biden’s local weather laws in a manner that tosses a lifeline to the fossil gas business —…

United Nations Warns of ‘Catastrophic Pathway’ With Current Climate Pledges

Even if all international locations meet the emissions guarantees they’ve made to handle local weather change, the worldwide common temperature is poised to rise 2.7 levels Celsius by the tip of the century, a stage thought of “catastrophic” in a brand new report from the United Nations local weather company…

Climate Scientists Forecast High Temperatures Into the Fall

After a summer season of blistering warmth throughout a lot of the nation, the hotter-than-normal circumstances which have contributed to extreme drought throughout the West are forecast to proceed into the fall, scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stated Thursday. Five states had their warmest June by way…

Exxon, Chevron, BP and Others Called to Testify on Climate Disinformation

The House Oversight Committee has widened its probe into the oil and fuel business’s position in spreading disinformation in regards to the position of fossil fuels in inflicting world warming, calling on prime executives from Exxon Mobil, Chevron, BP and Royal Dutch Shell, in addition to the foyer teams American…