In the heart of coal country, the town of Rawlins will soon be home to one of the nation’s largest wind farms. But pride in the fossil fuel past remains a powerful force.
Climate change, ESG and the shifting political landscape dominate discussion at virtual CERAWeek event
The warnings came as heavier-than-usual rainfall and snowfall was expected to hit parts of Washington and Oregon.
Much of the Pacific Northwest is blanketed in snow. Texas continues to endure frigid weather and electricity outages. Another winter storm is spreading across much of the country. Today, snow or freezing rain may fall on Washington, New York and Boston.
At least 2.5 million customers, most of them in Texas, had lost electricity by early Monday as weather advisories extended from coast to coast.
Why wildfires and severe winter storms are related.
The polar vortex is experiencing an unusually long disturbance this year because of a “sudden stratospheric warming.” Bundle up.
Emissions plunged more than 10 percent. If the trend can be sustained, it would put the United States within striking distance of one of its major goals under the Paris climate agreement.
How will 2021 compare with the year just past?
In a sharp break with the Trump administration, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. intends to release nearly all available doses of the coronavirus vaccine soon after he is inaugurated, rather than hold back millions of vials to guarantee second doses will be available.