climate change

Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Climate Change Debate Adds to Busy Fall Congressional Agenda

Schumer Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. (Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg News)

By recently proposing to reduce emissions, invest in communities and add millions of new jobs, Senate Democrats intend to add climate change to the list of pertinent policy matters before Congress this fall.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 27, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

House Climate Change Plan Tackles Heavy-Duty Equipment at Ports

Port of New York and New Jersey Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

House Democrats say Congress should increase funding for programs at EPA and the Department of Energy to reduce emissions from equipment at ports.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 1, 2020
Government, Fuel

Northeast Governors Slow to Embrace Regional Climate Pact

Rush-hour traffic moves along the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia in April 2019. Rush-hour traffic moves along the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia in April 2019. (Jacqueline Larma/Associated Press)

Supporters of a regional pact that would tackle transportation emissions are struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices.

Michael Casey | Associated Press
January 27, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Green Shipping on the Big Blue Sea

Shipping companies are taking steps to adapt to rising sea levels and make themselves greener.

Hagar Valiano-Rips | CEO, Ladingo
January 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Bezos Makes ‘Climate Pledge’ for Amazon

Amazon Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Acknowledging a steady drumbeat of criticism from activists and a vocal group of his own employees, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced the formation of a new organization, the Climate Pledge, to meet the goals of the landmark Paris climate agreement 10 years early.

Brad Stone | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2019
Government, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Mobile's Interstate 10 Project Could Be Costlier Than First Imagined

George Wallace Tunnel on Interstate 10 beneath the Mobile River in Mobile, Alabama Traffic crawls through the George Wallace Tunnel on Interstate 10 beneath the Mobile River in Mobile, Ala. (Associated Press/Jay Reeves)

Critics of Alabama's plan to toll the future Interstate 10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project have repeatedly questioned the rationale for building a new 7.5-mile Bayway — a route largely consisting of bridges — between Mobile and Baldwin counties.

John Sharp | Alabama Media Group (Birmingham, Ala.)
August 23, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Exxon Is Discouraging Witnesses in Climate Suit, N.Y. Says

Exxon gas station as sun sets Exxon says the New York Attorney General's office is taking too long to disclose its list of third-party witnesses. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

New York accused Exxon Mobil Corp. of trying to discourage potential witnesses in a state lawsuit alleging the oil and gas company misled investors about the financial impact of climate change.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
August 8, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

House Transportation Panel to Examine Climate Change Impact

Rep. Peter DeFazio Rep. Peter DeFazio, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. (TT File Photo)

The wave of climate policy-centric hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives this month continues.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 22, 2019
Government, Business

Trump Eases Methane Rules as Colorado Says State’s Regulations Work

Colorado says it doesn't need new methane rules Natural gas is burned off near pumps. (Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press)

DENVER — The Trump administration is rolling back some U.S. regulations on climate-changing methane pollution, calling them expensive and burdensome, but Colorado says its rules are working — and they have industry support.

Dan Elliott | Associated Press
August 31, 2018

Truck Makers, Suppliers Participate in Push to Address Climate Change


Heavy-duty truck makers and their major suppliers said they have been deeply involved in tackling climate change, well before heads of government met in Paris for the United Nations Climate Conference.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 14, 2015