Conflicting fuel standard reports from the Trump and Obama administrations disagree by billions of dollars.
Their analysis finds that the costs exceed the benefits by over $170 billion – but it includes four major errors in the calculations.
Will hope trump hate?
Trump and Bolsonaro may be against any action on climate change, but they are not the norm.
Firefighter Jose Corona sprays water as flames from the Camp Fire consume a home in Magalia, Calif., on Nov. 9, 2018.
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With the dire consequences of climate change looming, archaeologists recognize the importance of communicating their findings on ancient landscapes and the threats that face vulnerable populations.
As environmental laws were foreshadowed at the Labor national conference, outside a climate change rally was in full swing.
Labor would create a new Australian Environment Act and establish a federal Environment Protection Agency in its first term.
A woman in Beijing wearing a mask to avoid inhaling smog passes an anti-pollution mural.
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The country's carbon emissions should level off again soon.
The lack of political will to meet emission targets could see more extreme flooding in the future, like what happened the Québec community of Gatineau in 2017.
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Achieving climate objectives is economically realistic, but won't be possible without the support of a real transition strategy that is still lacking at all levels of government in Canada.
Ford’s F-150 trucks are more popular when gas costs less.
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Drivers buy less gas when filling the tank burns holes in their wallets.
Firefighters battle the Camp Fire as it tears through Paradise, Calif. on Nov. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Where we build our communities and how we build them has an outsize role in our vulnerability to wildfire.
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Green activists are fighting save us all – so why do their sacrifices warrant punishment?
Coal smokestacks are seen peeking through the clouds in Kentucky. Both Canada and the U.S. need Green New Deals to help create healthy and sustainable economies that are no longer reliant on fossil fuels.
A Green New Deal would confront both climate change and social inequality. Its prospects in the United States are uncertain, but Canada should endeavour to develop one of its own anyway.
Cairns has lots of hard grey infrastructure but much less green infrastructure that would reduce the impacts of the city’s growth.
Urbanisation is the main reason for rising temperatures and water pollution, but receives little attention in discussions about the health of water streams, reefs and oceans.
A state of climate denial.
The UN climate talks are being held in a nation dominated by cheap coal.
Paris is burning.
The gilets jaunes protests show we need to fight inequality for a just transition to a low-carbon society.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
Climate change will affect the nutrition of seaweeds eaten by billions of people around the world.
A better tomorrow?
Brexit may be an unexpected boon for the UK's climate leadership. Here's how the UK can seize the initiative.
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Climate change, pollution and illegal fishing by foreign boats is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people.
The Quelccaya Glacier in Peru, which has major social and economic value, is disappearing along with other tropical glaciers.
A climate scientist has been visiting the same glacier in Peru for years and explains the complex effects its rapid melting is having.
Port of Long Beach, California.
Hundreds of US cities have pledged to meet the carbon reduction targets in the Paris climate accord. Now it's time for them to start showing results.
Waves from a 2012 superstorm crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast near Boston Harbor.
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As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.