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Invasive insect found in Middle Tennessee, officials asking public to kill it if spotted
Climate change could be changing how we travel
The days of unfettered jet-setting could be coming to an end.
Knoxville creating team to monitor downtown flowers, prevent vandals from uprooting them
For several years, downtown Knoxville has been dealing with plants being vandalized.
Bipartisan effort from states, White House looks to quadruple efficient AC, heating by 2030
Washington Governor Jay Inslee called heat pumps “almost a miraculous solution” to temperature problems made worse by climate change.
Biden plans to create New Deal-style American Climate Corps using executive order
The program is modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps, created in the 1930s by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of the New Deal.
Tens of thousands march to kick off climate summit, demanding end to warming-causing fossil fuels
Protester said they were especially directing their efforts at many of the leaders of nations that cause the most heat-trapping carbon pollution.
Climate protesters around the world are calling for an end to fossils fuels as Earth heats up
The protests are taking place in dozens of countries and in hundreds of cities worldwide.
Biden's rules on clean cars face a crucial test as Republican-led challenges go to an appeals court
Transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming, and the case could make its way up to the Supreme Court.
Feds spread $1 billion for tree plantings among US cities to reduce extreme heat and benefit health
Some of the nation's largest cities will get some of the money, but so will many smaller communities looking to expand their green infrastructure.
Mississippi water wars? Some mayors working to prevent dry states from taking water
Experts say it's a long shot that isn't practical and wouldn't be remotely cost-effective. But some local leaders want to remove the option from the table entirely.
Environmental Protection Agency delays new ozone pollution standards until after the 2024 election
The decision avoids an election year battle with industry groups and Republicans who have complained about what they consider overly intrusive EPA rules.
Trump-era rule change allowing the logging of old-growth forests violates laws, judge says
Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing federal land managers to identify threats to older trees and measures to safeguard them.
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