A global trade dispute threatens green energy jobs in the politically crucial state of Georgia. The president's decision on how it's resolved could affect a key piece of his infrastructure agenda.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan says the nation's water infrastructure needs to be "stronger and more resilient to face the climate change impacts that we are seeing right here right now."
Greenlanders are going to the polls Tuesday in a crucial election that could determine if the island taps its vast deposits of rare-earth minerals to fuel eventual independence from Denmark.
The proposal would overhaul roads, transit, utilities, Internet access and more in the name of creating jobs. It's also intended to combat climate change, racial inequality and competition from China.
In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said the plan is "fully paid for" and that not making the investment is a "threat to American competitiveness."
Unpaid electric bills ballooned during the pandemic to more than $27 billion, and many now face the risk of having their power shut off.
Days of fighting in the northern port city of Palma have left dozens of civilians dead as security forces battled to turn back an assault by a suspected ISIS-linked insurgent group.
Officials say expanding offshore wind will create tens of thousands of jobs and help reduce climate warming emissions. Multiple departments will coordinate to sell new leases and approve permits.
The CEO of the Dutch company Boskalis, which is working to dislodge the 1,300-foot-long ship, compared the vessel to "an enormous beached whale."
A Georgia Senate committee put off voting Wednesday on a bill to tighten monitoring requirements for ash generated by coal-burning power plants.
The state Senate has now backed a measure that would block cities and counties from trying to ban natural gas hookups as part of any local plan to reduce their carbon emissions.
Sea level rise is threatening billions in coastal property. A California lawmaker is proposing a novel way to retreat from the threat: buying and renting out properties as long as they're habitable.
Saudi Arabia's state-backed oil company earned $49 billion last year as the pandemic slashed fuel demand around the globe, in what its CEO called "one of the most challenging years in history."
After decades of overuse and lax regulation, Louisiana is losing groundwater faster than almost anywhere else in the country. Experts warn of a crisis more common in the drought-stricken West.
The Osage Nation is one of a dozen tribal nations in the U.S. that have significant oil and gas reserves. Its citizens are optimistic that Deb Haaland will help them keep extracting fossil fuels.