Air Pollution

Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

Sep 13, 2018

Thousands of mayors, climate activists and business leaders from around the world descended on San Francisco to cheer on efforts to reduce global warming, even after U.S. President Donald J. Trump signaled his disdain for the issue

The Latest: 2 protesters detained at climate meeting

Sep 13, 2018

Police say they briefly detained two protesters at a global climate summit in San Francisco

Correction: Carbon Fee-Washington story

Sep 12, 2018

Correction: Carbon Fee-Washington story

California aims to drop fossil fuels for electricity by 2045

Sep 10, 2018

California has set a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

UN chief: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020

Sep 10, 2018

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world is facing "a direct existential threat" and must rapidly shift from dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 to prevent "runaway climate change."

The Latest: Brown sees new California energy policy as model

Sep 10, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown says he hopes a law he's signed moving California toward eliminating fossil fuels will serve as a model for other state and national governments

Trial begins in $10B investor lawsuit against Volkswagen

Sep 10, 2018

Trial proceedings have begun against Volkswagen on behalf of investors alleging the company did not give them timely notice of its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests

Bangkok meet fails to finalize draft on climate change rules

Sep 9, 2018

An international meeting in Bangkok has fallen short of its aim of completing fruitful preparations so an agreement can be reached in December on guidelines to implement the 2015 Paris climate change agreement

German court rules Frankfurt must ban some diesel cars

Sep 5, 2018

A German court has ruled that Frankfurt must ban high-polluting diesel vehicles in order to improve the city's air quality

European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs

Sep 4, 2018

A lobby group representing European automakers says EU proposals for cutting emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide could result in manufacturing job losses


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