Climate Change

In this Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019, file photo smoke rises from the chimneys of homes in St. Paul, Minnesota (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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California officials announced that greenhouse gas emissions had been lowered below 1990 levels years ahead of schedule. (Photo credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)

California Meets Greenhouse Gases Goal Ahead of Schedule

California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on its way toward reaching long-term goals to fight climate change, officials said Wednesday.
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