This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.
By Brad Plumer and Max Bearak (New York Times)
Nearly 200 countries convened by the United Nations approved a milestone plan to ramp up renewable energy and transition away from coal, oil and gas.
By Hiroko Tabuchi (New York Times)
An Energy Department program designed to create jobs and manufacturing in communities reliant on fossil fuels is backing projects in West Virginia, Colorado and elsewhere.
By Rachel Frazin (The Hill)
Special Climate Envoy John Kerry indicated that the U.S. will support “largely” phasing out fossil fuels amid climate negotiations during a global summit in Dubai.
By Bob Berwyn (Inside Climate News)
Some House lawmakers go on record as supporting a fossil fuel phaseout, while others seem to lean toward supporting unproven carbon capture and storage technology.
By Ajit Niranjan (The Guardian)
Humanity faces ‘devastating domino effects’ including mass displacement and financial ruin as planet warms