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Fire  progresses in the woods in the Angeles National Forest north of Monrovia, north east of Los Angeles, California in September. Signs -of ongoing climate change are all too apparent in the modern era.  Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

When it comes to the global response to the climate crisis, next Tuesday’s US presidential election is a critical juncture; the most significant cross(...)

The Commission endorsed use of agricultural wastes in anaerobic digesters to generate biomethane. Photograph: Robert Perry/EPA

The European Union is considering binding standards for natural gas to limit emissions of methane, the second-largest contributor to global warming af(...)

Reducing costs is vital for Shell’s plans to move into the power sector and renewables where margins are relatively low

Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs, or over 10% of its workforce, as part of a major overhaul to shift the oil an(...)

BP has bought US offshore wind assets from Norway’s Equinor. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Oil giant BP, which announced a seismic strategy shift last month, made its first venture into offshore wind power with a $1.1 billion (€928 million) (...)

Two of the farms – the Blundelstown and Harristown solar farms – are in Meath while the other three farms are spread across Tipperary, Laois and Cork.  Photograph: iStock

Norwegian energy group Statkraft has acquired five undeveloped solar farms in the Republic, which the company expects will cost about €150 million to (...)

Donald Trump with a map of a previously projected path of Hurricane Dorian. He used a marker pen to erroneously claim the hurricane would strike southeastern Alabama. File photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Founded in 1969 by scientists and students at MIT, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCI) has been particularly busy of late. Since US president Dona(...)

A man stands in a flooded street in  Haiti,  during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura. Photograph:  Estailove St-Val/AFP via Getty Images

Coastal residents in low-lying areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hu(...)

A flag with the logo of Rosneft company flies next to an oil derrick at Suzunskoye oil field north from Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin

Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft made a second-quarter profit of 43 billion roubles (€496 million) after reporting a loss in the previous three m(...)

BP says  over the next decade it aims to increase its annual low carbon investment tenfold, to around $5bn  a year. Photograph: PA Wire

BP slashed its dividend for the first time since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 as the oil major accelerates a strategic overhaul of its busin(...)

BP is still promoting its carbon calculator on its website. The aim appears to be to appropriate our collective social concern for the environment to help boost its brand image.

The One Change column is about taking individual responsibility for the toxic levels of carbon that all of us as a society are emitting. It’s a noble (...)

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