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Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:10 PM EST

Leaders Stress Need to Win Support for Climate Measures

Leaders Stress Need to Win Support for Climate Measures

As leaders attending the U.N.'s annual climate summit heard fresh warnings about the dire consequences of leaving global warming unchecked, a new issue emerged Monday as a pressing concern: how to persuade...

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at 08:43 AM EST

UN Climate Talks Begin in Poland With Boost From G-20 Summit

UN Climate Talks Begin in Poland With Boost From G-20 Summit

Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 08:07 AM EDT

Philadelphia Schools Get $1.25M Solar Grant

Philadelphia Schools Get $1.25M Solar Grant

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Philadelphia a $1.25 million grant to fund solar training education programs.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:52 AM EDT

Philly to Get Up to $2M to Battle Climate Change

Philly to Get Up to $2M to Battle Climate Change

Philadelphia has been announced as one of the winners of an award that could total $2 million for the city's efforts to address climate change and sustainability.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:12 PM EDT

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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:26 AM EDT

California to Make People Ask for Straws, Soda With Kid Meals

California to Make People Ask for Straws, Soda With Kid Meals

People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under a new law. The law signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the first state to bar full-service...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 12:30 AM EDT

Former Nuclear Site Will Open to Public as Wildlife Refuge

Former Nuclear Site Will Open to Public as Wildlife Refuge

A unique wildlife refuge on the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado is opening its gates on Saturday, after a confusing day when officials first said they would not open the refuge and then...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 05:17 AM EDT

Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

 Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. This summer, technicians...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 11:46 AM EDT

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Cities and businesses across the U.S. are moving to ban plastic straws in an effort to ease the burden of plastic waste on the environment. But those bans may also make life more complicated for disabled...

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