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Borthwestern Uruguay has been savaged by flooding this month. Persistent rain in late May resulted in the evacuation of over 3,000 people, according to the BBC.
The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time. While some improvements have certainly been impressive, there is a long road ahead to 2030.
Santa Barbara's city council voted last week to commit to 100 percent renewables by 2030, making this coastal city of 92,000 the 30th U.S. city to embark upon such a plan.
An executive at BlackRock recently said in an interview that "coal is dead," with the future for conventional fuels such as oil also facing a cloudy future.
New York's attorney general has accused ExxonMobil of using one set of carbon pricing publicly to shareholders while using another internally. ExxonMobil is determined to litigate back hard, but at what cost?
Outrage still festers a week after President Trump announced the U.S. would leave the seminal Paris Agreement. But there are plenty of local leaders and businesses who are willing to step up on climate action.
The Washington Post has been revived thanks to Jeff Bezos, and has been key in the resistance against the Trump Administration. So we were surprised to see that the newspaper's excellent energy newsletter was sponsored by the Koch Brothers.
The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change cooperation, or can the private sector and local government plug in those climate action gaps?
Greenpeace and As You Sow are among the organizations challenging ExxonMobil's stance on climate change as the company convenes its annual shareholder meeting today in Dallas, Texas.
Chevron's annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.
Proponents of carbon offsets say these programs do their part to mitigate climate change risk, but the market faced a rough year in 2016. Does it have a future?
Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).