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'We're back, baby': New bill boosts US climate credibility

The U.S. has renewed credibility on global climate issues and will be able to inspire other nations in their own efforts, experts say, after the Democrats pushed their big economic bill through the Senate on Sunday Read More


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Stranded whale out of French river, to be moved to saltwater

A beluga whale stranded for days in the Seine River has been removed from the French waterway in preparation for a return to saltwater in hopes of saving its life More »


Learning from failures: How Biden scored win on climate plan

Many pieces of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda have been jettisoned over the last year, but his proposals on climate change remain largely intact More »


Recovery underway in South Korea's rain-hit capital area

Cleanup and recovery efforts gained pace in South Korea’s greater capital region Wednesday More »


US sued in bid to force decision on Rockies wolf protections

Wildlife advocates are suing federal officials after they missed a deadline to decide if protections for wolves should be restored across the northern U.S. Rocky Mountains More »


Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite

A Russian rocket has successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit More »


Lawmakers in India pass energy conservation bill

The Indian government took another step toward its climate goals by passing a conservation bill through parliament’s lower house, which makes it easier to put a price on carbon emissions and encourages the use of non-fossil fuel sources to generate power across the country More »


In reversal, Brazil court reopens case of rainforest park

After declaring a decision final, an important state court in Brazil has backpedaled and reopened a lawsuit that invalidated a large protected area in the country's Amazon rainforest More »


Billions pour into bioplastics as markets begin ramping up

Billions of dollars in investments are pouring into companies changing the recipe for plastic More »


France in midst of 4th heat wave amid historic drought

France is in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought on record More »


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