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Fijian leader urges Australia to do more on climate change

Sep 16, 2019

Fiji's prime minister has used a state visit to urge Australia to take more ambitious actions to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans

Sep 10, 2019

Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

Sep 9, 2019

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

South America leaders gather to discuss protection of Amazon

Sep 6, 2019

Leaders of several South American nations that share the Amazon have met in Colombia to boost protection of the world's largest rainforest

Official: Trump to challenge California mileage standard

Sep 5, 2019

A government official says the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automotive emissions and fuel economy standards

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwards, 92, discharged from hospital

Sep 4, 2019

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards has been discharged from the hospital after an overnight stay

EPA forces VW to correct gas mileage on 98,000 vehicles

Aug 30, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making Volkswagen Group correct fuel economy labels for about 98,000 gasoline-powered vehicles

Politics of climate change put corporations in tough spot

Aug 30, 2019

Polarizing politics of climate change and deregulation by the Trump administration puts corporate leaders in a tough spot

The Latest: US proposes easing rules on methane emissions

Aug 29, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to revoke many of its regulations covering oil-industry leaks of methane, a potent climate-changing gas

Protest in Nepal against plan to cut trees to widen road

Aug 29, 2019

More than 200 people have rallied in Nepal's capital to protest government plans to cut down about 2,000 trees to widen a key road that circles the city

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