The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.
If only it were just about money.
The Supreme Court does its bit to make the earth unlivable.
Corporate climate pledges are everywhere. Some are solid, others definitely are not.
Readers discuss the strain Covid puts on hospitals. Also: Calling for a carbon tax; how overturning Roe could backfire; writing “real” letters.
The European Union promised to reduce its emissions 20 percent by 2020. Did it happen?
After running a day past its scheduled end date, COP26 ended with a signed agreement, though many called it disappointing.
Scientists say carbon removal may be needed to avert the worst effects of climate change. But it still needs to be much cheaper and more reliable.
The country’s proposals show a desire to burnish its image, but President Jair Bolsonaro’s record and his absence from the summit cast doubt on its commitment to reversing course.
Readers criticize Mr. Manchin as someone putting his interests ahead of the country’s. Also: Racial equity in child care; a civil conversation; social media.
Faced with the likely demise of a central pillar of President Biden’s agenda, the White House and outraged lawmakers are scrambling to find alternatives.
John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, is in China this week pushing leaders to aggressively cut greenhouse gases. But the worsening U.S.-China relationship is taking center stage.
The only way to really address the climate crisis is through politics, policymakers and legislation.
The proposal would impose tariffs on some imports from countries with looser environmental rules. It would also mean the end of sales in the European Union of new gas- and diesel-powered cars in just 14 years.
With climate concerns growing, steel companies face an inevitable crunch. ArcelorMittal sees solutions, but the costs are likely to run into tens of billions of dollars in Europe alone.
Larry Fink is using his firm’s huge influence to pressure companies to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., all announced they would join a cap-and-trade program for cars and trucks. But many bigger states have yet to join.
Denying a permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska is a commendable move, finally, by the Trump administration.
Early this year, lawmakers considered legislation to thin forests, hire firefighters and increase building standards to prepare for wildfires. But a dispute over how to address climate change doomed the proposals.
In “False Alarm,” Bjorn Lomborg argues that the global attention on fighting climate change has been misplaced, and taken resources away from more pressing problems.