‘Community ownership’ might be the best way to fight deforestation

Forests owned, managed and governed by their communities naturally preserve biodiversity and have very low levels of deforestation.

Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in West Virginia paper

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ move to land an op-ed in Manchin’s backyard seems to have crossed the line for the West Virginia senator.

In elk, a Kentucky professor sees an opportunity to help revitalize Appalachia

One professor is advocating for further expansion of the elk population through a conservation corridor across Appalachia. But, it could be a heavy lift.

Scientists see a La Niña coming. What does that mean for the dry American south-west?

The weather system could intensify the drought much of the region is already in, including higher wildfire risks and water shortages

‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread

Failure to pass legislation to cut emissions before the UN summit in Glasgow could be catastrophic for efforts to curb global heating

In Missouri, your utility might pay for your next big energy efficiency project

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The state’s utilities are launching Pay As You Save, providing up-front financing for efficiency upgrades that will pay for themselves

In Missouri, your utility might pay for your next big energy efficiency project is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us please make a donation.

Lawmakers Question Whether Amazon Executives Misled Congress

In a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, five members of Congress asked for “exculpatory evidence” to corroborate the sworn testimony offered by several company leaders, including founder Jeff Bezos.

Coal lobbyist and health expert face off in Ohio’s 15th district congressional race

One of the few main streets in New Straitsville, Ohio, on a quiet Friday morning in September.

The sprawling district includes more than 2,000 MW of pending or proposed solar projects, as well as old coal mining areas.

Coal lobbyist and health expert face off in Ohio’s 15th district congressional race is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us please make a donation.

Using the World’s First Green Steel to Make a Dump Truck

Amtrak Hopes Infrastructure Bill Will Help Fund a Tunnel to Ease Delays on Northeast Corridor

Amtrak plans to construct a new 2-mile tunnel to replace the aged Baltimore and Potomac tunnel, and it is counting on funding in the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure bill to cover much of the project’s $4 billion tab.