New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the coastal city of Wilmington. It would provide a sou...

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. ...

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters entered a mine in western Germany on Saturday to protest the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels. Environmentalists object to the German gov...

Chinachem Group first to introduce "Enertainer" to promote clean energy use on construction sites

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 September 2020 - Committed to fostering sustainable development and making Hong Kong a more liveable city, Chinachem Group (the Group) has introduced Enertainer,...

Whitmer offers 'carbon-neutral' climate plan for Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday called for Michigan to become “carbon neutral” by 2050 in the fight against climate change, which would require steep reductions in green...

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___ Wall Street closing sharply lower as tech sector takes hit NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street racked up more losses Wednesday as stocks closed broadly lower, wiping ou...

At UN, island nation of Palau speaks to interconnected world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As one of the smallest countries on earth, the Pacific island nation of Palau doesn't always get to command the world's attention. But every nation gets to take...

US-China tensions take center stage at UN as Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing 'plague'

U.S. President Donald Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday (Sept. 22) that China must be held accountable for having “unleashed” COVID-19 on the world, prompting Beiji...

STC International lights up the rural area in ASEAN

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 21 September 2020 - STC International, a Taiwanese company specialized in solar energy system integration, under the assistance of GTPO (Green Trade Project Office) a...

Taiwan launches first dark sky park in Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first international dark sky park was officially launched on central Taiwan's Hehuanshan (合歡山) Saturday (Sept. 19), setting a milestone for astronomy comm...

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___ US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department said it is prohibiting Chinese-owned TikTok and WeCha...

New Jersey law seeks to stem pollution in minority areas

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Friday a measure giving state regulators power to deny development permits to businesses whose operations pollute predominantly Black and other min...

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his administration ...

Western wildfire smoke causes East Coast haze, vivid sunsets

The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country — and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe. While the dangerous plumes are forcing people ...

Wildfire smoke brings haze, vivid sunsets to East Coast

The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country — and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe. While the dangerous plumes are forcing people ...