Pollution

Chile's navy confirms diesel oil spill in pristine Patagonia

Jul 28, 2019

Chile's navy has confirmed the spillage of 40,000 liters into the sea in a remote and pristine area of the South American country's Patagonia and says it is working to mitigate its effects

Indonesia's leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall

Jul 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea

The Latest: Paris beats all-time heat record, hitting 40.6 C

Jul 25, 2019

Paris has beaten its all-time heat record, hitting 40.6 C (105.1 F) amid a heat wave breaking barriers across Europe. Authorities say the temperature is still rising.

VW, Ford team up to make autonomous, electric vehicles

Jul 12, 2019

Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed Friday

EPA reverses ban on pesticide seen as threat to bees

Jul 12, 2019

The Trump administration is allowing a once-prohibited farm pesticide back on the market over objections from beekeepers

Investment report finds many companies wanting on climate

Jul 10, 2019

A report produced for some of the world's biggest institutional investors finds many companies in high-emission industries aren't doing enough to respond to climate change

23 US governors join Calif. in opposing Trump mileage freeze

Jul 9, 2019

Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 US governors sign a pledge backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards

Orange fireball lighting Florida sky was Chinese space junk

Jul 3, 2019

Conspiracy theorists, stand down: That mysterious orange fireball streaking across the Florida sky was space junk from a Chinese satellite launch

Video game designer establishes lab for renewable energy

Jul 1, 2019

A Dutch video game designer and entrepreneur has established a laboratory on the Big Island that is focused on developing alternatives to fossil fuels for energy, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports

The Latest: Dems want gun control, little consensus on how

Jun 28, 2019

Candidates in the Democratic presidential debate are echoing calls for greater gun control measures, though there was little consensus on how to be the most effective

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