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January 12, 2021: Reduced travel in response to the COVID-19 pandemic last year resulted in the lowest level of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States in three decades, according to a preliminary analysis released Tuesday.
January 12, 2021: HAPPY TUESDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at...
January 12, 2021: Moms take pride in their problem-solving skills. They're often prepared for crises large and small. But preventing the worst effects of climate change, which could materialize in a few short decades, is a problem many moms know will affect their children yet they frequently feel powerless to stop.  That's where...
January 12, 2021: Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says his agenda, including an emphasis on global warming and racial justice, will focus on “the dignity of work.”
January 12, 2021: A £2.5m scheme in the Skell Valley hopes to protect Fountains Abbey and the city of RiponFountains Abbey, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, was originally set up by 13 Benedictine monks seeking refuge from the more extravagant, rowdy monks in York. Eight hundred years later, the abbey ruins and its gardens face another ...
January 11, 2021: The death toll of animals and humans is mounting as herders seeking dwindling reserves of pasture clash with farmersIn February last year, Sunday Ikenna’s fields were green and lush. Then, one evening, a herd of cattle led into the farm by roving pastoralists crushed, ate, and uprooted the crops. “I lost everyth...
January 11, 2021: With increasing public, government, and shareholder attention on climate, here are three ways that sustainable finance leaders will emerge in 2021.
January 11, 2021: A winter storm unloaded more snow in Texas than some areas have received in decades at the end of the weekend, with wintry scenes reaching Louisiana and Mississippi by Sunday night. The snow, which AccuWeather meteorologists had correctly forecast since earlier last week, stretched all the way from the northernmost ...
January 11, 2021: Five leading policy experts share their predictions for 2021, outlining a faster acceleration to a clean energy economy than ever before - led by Congress and the federal government
January 11, 2021: Prince Charles is leading a fresh charge to tackle the climate crisis, this time with the support of several major companies including Bank of America and BP.
January 11, 2021: Roads and schools have closed due to dangerous conditions.
January 11, 2021: The Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx), launched by Harvard University scientists, hopes to examine the effects of spraying calcium carbonate (CaCO3) dust into the atmosphere — a sun-reflecting aerosol that may offset the effects of global warming.
January 11, 2021: Some parts of Texas experienced a rare heavy snowfall over the weekend as a winter storm swept through the region.
January 11, 2021: Expanding its home-monitoring tech, Moen is helping people avoid water damage all over the house.
January 11, 2021: When collection moratoria end, there will be a tsunami of foreclosures, evictions, and collection actions, writes Georgetown University Law Professor Adam J. Levitin.
January 11, 2021: A cold front sweeping across Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southeastern Brazil can spark strong thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday leading to flash flooding and locally damaging wind gusts.  The threat is first expected to develop on Monday when these storms can stretch from Uruguay into Entre Rios, Santa Fe an...
January 11, 2021: The departure of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon cargo craft from the International Space Station was scratched on Monday morning because of weather in the splashdown zone off the east coast of Florida.
January 11, 2021: The year 2020 was tied for the hottest year ever recorded, according to a European Union (EU) climate organization.Global temperatures last year were on par with 2016, which had been the warmest year previously recorded, the Copernicus Climate...
January 11, 2021: COVID-19 has dominated the headlines and focus of much of the world, but the climate change crisis we're facing remains as urgent as ever. There is reason for hope, though: Tech companies and space agencies are partnering to send satellites into orbit and bring valuable data back to earth.
January 11, 2021: This iconic graph of carbon dioxide levels doesn’t tell half the story Speed kills. That’s why firing bullets from a gun is more dangerous than tossing them by hand. Why we have speed limits. Why revolutions are bloodier than gradual political swings. And why it’s critical to understand how quickly...
January 11, 2021: At least three people have died after Storm Filomena wreaked havoc across Spain and blanketed the capital in more than a foot and a half of snow, paralyzing it for days.
January 11, 2021: I recently spoke with Microsoft’s Vice President of Energy about the company's plans to be carbon negative by 2030.
January 11, 2021: Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in an outdoor tradition that has faced inclement weather hurdles in the past and may be no exception this year. Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris will take the Oath of...
January 11, 2021: Extreme rainfall fueled by climate change has caused nearly 5 billion in flood damage in the U.S. in the past three decades, a new study shows.
January 11, 2021: New research analyzes the economic toll of 3 decades of U.S. flood damage and finds more than one-third of it is due to the warming climate.