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Here's how far the Ford government is from hitting Ontario's climate change targets | CBC News
The Ford government is nowhere near on track to achieving its targets for cutting Ontario's greenhouse gas emissions, according to new internal forecasts that have never before been made public.
Texas is not prepared to handle extreme winter weather again, ERCOT report shows
A report by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas shows Texas would likely have blackouts if winter conditions were extreme.
TxDOT to discuss plans for winter weather in Central Texas
The department's Austin district will be discussing winter weather preparations for the area during a press conference Thursday afternoon.
Southern California Amtrak Line Offers Up-Close View of Climate Change's Impact on Beaches | KQED
Beach erosion, the process in which the sand and rocks that make up a coastline are carried away by rising seas and stronger waves, presents an ongoing threat to the tracks of the Pacific Surfliner and the oceanfront homes, roads, piers and power plants in the vicinity.
'Our children may not want to be farmers': living on the frontline of global heating
Manut Boonpayong, Samut Songkhram province, Thailand
I have farmed all of my life. Since I was seven years old I've helped on my family's farm, growing oranges.
A new $10.5 billion fund aims to spur green energy projects in poor countries.
A group of philanthropic foundations and international development banks on Wednesday announced a $10.5 billion fund to help emerging economies with growing energy needs make the switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources.
These 4 Charts Explain Why the Stakes Are So High at the U.N. Climate Summit | KQED
Leaders from around the world are gathering in Glasgow, Scotland, to hammer out new pledges to fight climate change. The stakes are high.
Austin will keep running Fayette coal power plant, missing key climate goal - Austin Monitor
Austin Energy will not retire its stake in the Fayette coal power plant next year, the publicly owned electric utility announced Monday.
UK ministers face legal challenge over North Sea oil exploration
The UK government could face a fresh legal challenge over fears that ministers may wave through plans for oil drillers to keep exploring for new North Sea reserves without considering the latest evidence of its impact on the environment.
Working at the World Bank, I can see how it is failing humanity on the climate crisis | Jake Hess
he World Bank is facing the biggest test in its history.