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Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path

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MAARTENSDIJK, Netherlands — Authorities in a central Dutch province opened what they are billing as the world's longest solar bicycle path Wednesday, mixing sustainable...

Climate activists hail Dem budget spending on clean energy

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WASHINGTON — Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments” in clean energy...

EU to unveil tough climate rules, with tax on foreign firms

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday is unveiling sweeping new legislation to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that...

Electrify America to double EV charging stations by 2025

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SILVER SPRING, Md. — Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging network funded with money paid by Volkswagen as punishment for its emissions cheating scandal,...

Pandemic garbage boom ignites debate over waste as energy

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PORTLAND, Maine — America remains awash in refuse as new cases of the coronavirus decline — and that has reignited a debate about the...

Study: Northwest heat wave impossible without climate change

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The deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change that added a few extra...

Wildlife, air quality at risk as Great Salt Lake nears low

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SALT LAKE CITY — The silvery blue waters of the Great Salt Lake sprawl across the Utah desert, having covered an area nearly the...

New infrastructure deal must focus on climate, activists say

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WASHINGTON — Climate activists and their Democratic allies in Congress are pressing with renewed urgency for huge investments to slow global warming, after a...

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are...

Biden signs three bills to overturn Trump-era rules

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed three separate laws Wednesday that dismantle part of the Trump era, blocking payday lenders from avoiding caps on...