AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The National Weather Service issued a new flash flood watch on Thursday for large parts of Texas, where severe weather this week has left at least 16 people dead, damaged thousands of structures and flooded cities such as Houston and Austin.
(Reuters) - Top U.S. solar installer SolarCity Corp on Thursday said it has partnered with Bank of America on a $200 million fund that will enable smaller investors such as regional banks to finance the company's residential solar systems.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - The World Bank will on July 15 hold a first of its kind auction worth $25 million for U.N.-backed carbon credits from projects designed to cut methane emissions, the bank said on Thursday.
Ethiopia's hydroelectric Blue Nile dam has sparked talk of war from countries downstream who rely on the river's water – but now a solution may be in sight
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Engie, the utility formerly known as GDF Suez, this month launched the biggest green bond to date and found it was three times over-subscribed, in what analysts say is a mere baby step towards the maturing of green investment.
The government issued a long-awaited Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS for short). No doubt there will be much gnashing of teeth about the issuance of the rule — a very safe bet since the gnashers of teeth got going long before the rule was actually issued. But one person who should be happy […]
Organizations like Room One are invaluable to the women and girls they serve, but they’re too few and far between.
A reader wonders where to get sustainable home-improvement supplies. Umbra is the helpful hardware ham.
Can he make a good movie again? Film Robert Rodriguez Jonny Quest Sin City
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A heat wave in India has killed at least 1,371 people this week as temperatures soar above 47 Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit), and doctors' leave has been cancelled to help cope with the sick.
A group of scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new tool that measures a building’s dimensions, locates HVAC systems and ductwork, and maps out the location of electrical sources, all in an effort to improve building energy efficiency. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The federal government on Wednesday ordered a company at the center of a Southern California oil spill to continue its efforts to clean up the pipeline breach that dumped crude onto a pristine stretch of shoreline and into the Pacific Ocean.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as torrential rains battered the state, where at least 15 people have been killed in weather-related incidents this week, including six in Houston.
It was not long ago that Texas was dealing with a searing drought, but now its residents are more likely to be seeking divine intervention for a little sunshine.
The new clean water regulation would restore the federal government’s authority to limit pollution in the nation’s rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands.
(Reuters) - At least three people were seriously injured on Wednesday when a tornado hit a gas drilling rig in northern Texas, the Weather Channel reported, citing the Hemphill County sheriff.
Hollaback! and Cornell University have just published the results of the largest international study of street harassment to date.
It’s hardly news that Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government is the most right-wing in the country’s history, stoking dismay in the White House and in the international community. But this hardly implies a lack of environmental concern. Tzachi Hanegbi, Ariel Sharon’s Environmental Protection Minister and a Likud hard-liner, did a professional and highly competent job in […]
The federal government is propping up cotton farming during the West's water crisis.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should cut its exposure to the global coal industry and sell stakes in firms that focus on the sector, a key parliamentary committee said on Wednesda...