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EXPLAINER: What to look for at China's annual Congress

BEIJING (AP) — China’s legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected to be on the agenda. CO...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to his core election falsehoods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump clung to his core election falsehoods in his first post-presidential speech, wrongly blamed wind power for the catastrophic power failures in Texas and revived a variety...

Texas blackouts fuel false claims about renewable energy

With millions of Texas residents still without power Tuesday amid frigid temperatures, conservative commentators presented a false narrative that wind turbines and solar energy were primarily to blame...

Denmark to build North Sea island to serve as wind power hub

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has agreed to build an island in the North Sea that would gather and distribute electricity from wind energy farms. The 210-billion kroner ($34 bil...

Denmark to construct artificial island as a wind energy hub

Denmark approved plans on Thursday to construct an artificial island in the North Sea and use it as clean energy hub. When built, the island will supply both clean power to homes and green hydrogen f...

Investors see green returns as renewable energy rises

The future looks bright for solar and other renewable energy technology. FirstSolar, Enphase and SunPower are among the renewable energy stocks that are benefiting from a much friend...

Taiwan president seeks to negotiate trade deal with UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) expressed her administration’s interest in negotiating a trade pact with the U.K. “I very much look forwar...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 6 The Washington Post on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: ...

Japan adopts green growth plan to go carbon free by 2050

TOKYO (AP) — Japan aims to eliminate gasoline-powered vehicles in about 15 years, the government said Friday in a plan to achieve Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s ambitious pledge to go carbon free by ...

$250M facility to help NJ lead offshore wind power industry

New Jersey is doubling down on its drive to dominate the offshore wind energy supply chain in the U.S., adding a $250 million facility to build the huge poles supporting wind turbines to a second plan...

Congress takes aim at climate change in massive relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The huge pandemic relief and spending bill includes billions of dollars to promote clean energy such as wind and solar power while sharply reducing over time the use of potent coolan...

Biden picks deal-makers, fighters for climate, energy team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is picking deal-makers and fighters to lead a climate team he’ll ask to remake and clean up the nation’s transportation and power-plant systems, and as fast as politically ...

Biden picks deal-makers, fighters for climate, energy team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is picking deal-makers and fighters to lead a climate team he’ll ask to remake and clean up the nation’s transportation and power-plant systems, and as fast as politically ...

Denmark to stop pumping oil, gas in North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has decided to end to all oil and gas offshore activities in the North Sea by 2050 and has cancelled its latest licensing round, saying the country is "now putting a...

Dutch climate activists take Shell to court over emissions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens is launching a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the...