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Enel CEO: 'Please Put Price on Carbon'
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The head of Europe’s largest utility said countries need to put a price on carbon in order to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and meet climate targets. Francesco Starace, CEO…


Getting to Net-Zero GHG Emissions Will Take More Than Closing Coal Plants
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The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, next month. The roughly two-week-long event will bring together delegates from around the…


Is America Ready to Take a ‘Baby Step’ Toward Carbon Pricing?
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Most people recognize that carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas (GHG), and while not everyone agrees, a majority of climate scientists believe increasing concentrations of GHGs in the atmosphere…


Illinois Nuclear Plants Saved by Last-Minute Vote
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The Illinois Senate has approved an overhaul of the state's energy policy with an eye toward a carbon-free future, with a key part of the package keeping the Byron nuclear…


Is the World on the Brink of a Mass Extinction Event?
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It’s not unusual for species to go extinct; it happens all the time. In fact, scientists estimate that at least 99.9% of all species of plants and animals that have…