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McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell threatened Thursday to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the…

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UN biodiversity summit moved from China over COVID-19 policy

BEIJING — A United Nations summit on biodiversity will be held in Canada instead of China, organizers announced Tuesday, the…

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California, New Zealand announce climate change partnership

SAN FRANCISCO — Top officials from California and New Zealand signed a pledge Friday agreeing to help fight climate change…

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EXPLAINER: What are the key climate themes at Davos?

DAVOS, Switzerland — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine will be focuses of the World Economic Forum’s…

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DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

DAVOS, Switzerland — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of…

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Biden ‘cost of carbon’ policy survives another legal hurdle

An effort by President Joe Biden’s administration to account for potential damage from greenhouse gas emissions when creating rules for…

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Fossil fuel backers overshadow climate change talks in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A flurry of summits this week across Dubai addressed the threat of climate change, or…

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War shakes Europe path to energy independence, climate goals

BERLIN — Before Russia’s war in Ukraine, Europe’s most pressing energy policy goal was reducing carbon emissions that cause climate…

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US pipeline agency pulls back plan to assess climate impacts

WASHINGTON — Amid pushback from industry and lawmakers in both parties, federal energy regulators on Thursday scaled back plans to…

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Energy agency: Methane emissions higher than countries claim

The International Energy Agency says emissions of planet-warming methane from oil, gas and coal production are significantly higher than governments…

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