September 25, 2019

Poland Plans New Coal Mines Despite EU's Call for Carbon Neutrality

Poland's ruling party plans to introduce legislation that will allow the government to open new coal mines without the approval of local authorities, the country's energy minister said Wednesday. The party wants half the country's electricity to come from coal by 2050. The European Union calls for member states to get to zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Most of World's Biggest Firms 'Unlikely' to Meet Paris Climate Targets

More than four-fifths of the world's largest companies are unlikely to meet the targets set out in the Paris climate agreement by 2050, an investment data provider's analysis of publicly listed companies and their climate disclosures shows. It found more than a third of the world's top 200 companies still don't disclose their emissions

September 24, 2019

September 23, 2019

Germany Unveils $60 Billion Climate Package

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Friday agreed to support a $60 billion package of climate policies aimed at getting Germany back on track to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the New York Times reports. Critics say the plan doesn't go far enough.

September 20, 2019

Teens Worldwide Striking for Climate, Led by Greta Thunberg

Teen activists are hoping to pull off the largest climate protest the world has ever seen, with thousands of demonstrations planned today in 120 countries and all 50 states. Major protests were already underway early today in cities including Melbourne, New Delhi and Berlin. They want politicians to pay attention to the science.

'As Bad as I've Ever Seen It': Imelda Swamps Parts of Texas

The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda were moving slowing after swamping parts of southeastern Texas with rain that was measured in the feet. The final storm totals could reach 45 inches in some of the same communities Hurricane Harvey ravaged two years ago.

September 19, 2019

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