Companies Turn to Carbon Offsets to Hit ‘Net Zero’

Firms like Microsoft and Shell provide funding to remove carbon from the atmosphere in return for credits but have been critical of the process. Efforts are under way to bring standards and oversight to the market.

In this California county, one town has no water. Another has enough to share.

The vastly different ways small towns between San Francisco and the Oregon border are managing their water supplies highlight how uneven California’s brutal drought has been across the state — and even within a single county.

Brian G. Henning, Ph.D.: City Council to vote on historic climate resolution

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How a small blog became a thorn in the side of corporate climate denial

With just six members of staff in its UK office, DeSmog has become a world-leader in rectifying environmental shithousery.

Analysis: How power shortages might ‘accelerate’ China’s climate action

China was experiencing widespread power shortages when Xi Jinping stepped up the nation’s climate commitment.

U.S. Companies Bet Shoppers Will Keep Paying Higher Prices

Price increases so far have paid off for makers of household staples as shoppers have remained loyal to big-name brands.

Longer, more frequent outages afflict the U.S. power grid as states fail to prepare for climate change

US west coast braces for ‘atmospheric river’ as huge storm brews

Northern California faces flash flood risk and threat of mudslides, especially in fire-charred areas

Reaping the wind turbines: the little town in the Great Dividing Range split by green energy plan

Those born in the small NSW town of Nundle are generally in favour of a new wind farm, while many tree changers object

Poor EV take-up to cost Australia’s health system $1tn by 2050, modelling shows

Converting every vehicle to electric by 2035 would halve costs, Australian Conservation Foundation report finds