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Europe Rethinks Its Reliance on Burning Wood for Electricity

In recent years, Europe’s power plants have slashed their use of coal by burning something else instead: Millions of tons…

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Michael Bloomberg Plans a $242 Million Investment in Clean Energy

Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, will announce a $242 million effort on Tuesday to promote…

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Business

Did Warming Play a Role in Deadly South African Floods? Yes, a Study Says.

The heavy rains that caused catastrophic flooding in South Africa in mid-April were made twice as likely to occur by…

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Business

Solar Industry ‘Frozen’ As Biden Administration Investigates China

Plans to install 60 square kilometers of solar panels in Vermont are suddenly on hold. In Maine, a solar farm…

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Warren Buffett Faces Renewed Climate Change Challenge by Investors

Investors concerned about climate change have developed an effective playbook for getting companies to set more ambitious goals for reducing…

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Politics

Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — A Colorado man who set himself on fire in front of the Supreme Court on Friday in an…

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Business

Protesters Amass at White House, Demanding Action on Climate

WASHINGTON — Environmental activists, distraught by the government’s slow pace of action on climate change, amassed in front of the…

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Politics

Biden Tries to Sell an Embattled Domestic Agenda During His West Coast Trip

SEATTLE — On a trip to the Pacific Northwest this week, President Biden observed the construction of an earthquake-resistant airport…

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Business

One Last Push: Climate Activists to Rally at White House and Across U.S.

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was not Vincent Vertuccio’s first choice for president. But as a high school student on Long…

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Gina McCarthy, Top Climate Adviser, Is Said to Be Planning Departure

WASHINGTON — Gina McCarthy, the White House climate adviser, has told confidants that she has been frustrated by the slow…

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