Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender ...

Biden names climate statesman John Kerry as climate envoy

John Kerry, one of the leading architects of the Paris climate agreement, is getting one more chance to lead the fight against climate change after President-elect Joe Biden named the longtime senator...

US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

Judge: Michigan agency can evaluate Great Lakes tunnel plan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Public Service Commission has some authority over Enbridge's plans to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel that connects two of the Great Lakes, a ...

Collins, Gideon clash on records, health care in debate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her Democratic opponent Sara Gideon sparred on health care and the nation's coronavirus response during a Thursday debate that saw the two...

Climate marchers demand action in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A coalition of non-profits, youth, and concerned citizens braved the deluge in Taipei Sunday afternoon (Sept. 27) to march for climate action. The demonstration, which ...

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn't kill us, climate change will

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will. ...

Taiwan urged to take climate action to avoid industry woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of legislators called on the Taiwanese government on Thursday (Sept. 24) to set forth a clear strategy to address challenges brought about by climate change. Fi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 23, the 267th day of 2020. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Taipei releases 2020 SDG Voluntary Local Review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 2020 Taipei Climate Action International Forum on Tuesday (Sept. 15), the Taipei City Government published a report on its accomplishments in promoting sustainable ...

Taipei’s Climate Artivism inspired by Greta Thunberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Climate Artivism, hosted by Greenpeace, will on Saturday morning (Sept. 12) use art as a medium for taking action to combat climate change. Taking place from 7 a.m. to ...

In Kenosha, Biden to test his promise to unify the nation

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Campaigning for more than a year as a calming, unifying figure, Joe Biden and his core pitch for the presidency face the most intense test yet when he travels to Kenosha, Wisco...

With the conventions now over, what's next in campaign 2020?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have emerged from their presidential nominating conventions with each candidate believing he has a head of steam. Trump’s job approval r...

Pipeline tunnel supporters, foes clash before Michigan panel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Keeping a 64-year-old oil pipeline in operation by running one portion through a proposed Great Lakes tunnel would safeguard the economy and energy supplies, supporters sai...

Young activists meet Merkel to press case for climate action

BERLIN (AP) — Young activists, including Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, are meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel to press their demands for tougher action to curb climate change. ...