Climate & Energy
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated Trump’s fossil fuel-friendly ACE Rule that gave states power to regulate emissions and plant efficiency and repealed the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.
A nonpartisan group of climate scientist mothers seeks to introduce bite-sized, relatable content to demystify climate change for all moms.
The announcement is part of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in the state by 2050.
Members of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team said rebuilding the ability to combat climate change will be more difficult than initially thought.
Critics said the rule lags a decade behind in technology, could be ineffective for reducing emissions.
IDEM inspectors found continued permit and self-monitoring violations at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor LLC facility as company sale was being finalized.
The NOAA found that the global land surface temperature for November 2020 was the highest on record.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the decision did not take into account new studies linking particulate matter pollution to increased COVID-19 death risk.