E-Commerce Mega-Warehouses, a Smog Source, Face New Pollution Rule

Southern California is home to the nation’s largest concentration of warehouses — a hub of thousands of mammoth structures, served by belching diesel trucks, that help feed America’s booming appetite for online shopping and also contribute to the worst air

Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, Korea and Canada to bolster carbon emission reduction targets in all four countries ahead of a closely watched summit of global leaders on Earth Day, April 22. But in the

Biden, With Powerful Allies and Foes, Targets Climate Change

WASHINGTON — As President Biden prepares on Wednesday to open an ambitious effort to confront climate change, powerful and surprising forces are arrayed at his back. Automakers are coming to accept that much higher fuel economy standards are their future;

2020 Ties 2016 as Hottest Yet, European Analysis Shows

Last year effectively tied 2016 as the hottest year on record, European climate researchers announced Friday, as global temperatures continued their relentless rise brought on by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. The record warmth — which fueled deadly heat

Polluters called to account: Courts summoned to rule on climate change

PARIS (AFP) – Frustrated with inaction on catastrophic global warming, citizens are hauling governments and big polluters before the courts calling for “climate justice”. Increasingly the cases invoke human rights, particularly the right to life. Boom in lawsuits The Sabin