New high school puts focus on environment, climate change

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new high school in New Orleans is preparing students for careers in coastal protection and restoration, anticipating a future with ongoing climate change and sea level rise. ...

Amid crippling power cuts, Zimbabwe turns to solar energy

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Outside Cecilia Ziwane's house sits a neatly stacked woodpile next to a small solar panel — her two major sources of energy. “We cannot do without them,” said...

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted to a remote South Pacif...

The Latest: Greta Thunberg arrives in Europe by sailpower

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. Climate Talks in Madrid (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived by catamaran in the port of L...

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China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns about ...

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns abo...

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns abo...

China says it has met its carbon reduction goal early

China has realized its 2020 target for reducing carbon emissions ahead of schedule, the ecology and environment ministry reported Wednesday. The ministry said China’s CO2 emissions per unit o...

Cranberry farmers want to build solar panels over their bogs

CARVER, Mass. (AP) — Plummeting cranberry prices and the country's ongoing trade wars have America's cranberry industry eyeing a possible new savior: solar power. Some cranberry farm...

China says it has met its carbon reduction goal early

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has realized its 2020 target for reducing carbon emissions ahead of schedule. The ecology and environment ministry published a report Wednesday saying Ch...

Thunberg, teen climate activist, leaves US aboard catamaran

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has left North America to begin her return trip across the Atlantic aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers inc...

Teen climate activist is leaving US, setting sail for Spain

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will soon leave North America and sail across the Atlantic in a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat. Greta Thunberg...

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Cranberry farmers want to build solar panels over their bogs

CARVER, Mass. (AP) — America's cranberry industry is looking to solar power for relief as it struggles with plummeting fruit prices. Cranberry farmers in Massachusetts, the nation's ...