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Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path

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MAARTENSDIJK, Netherlands — Authorities in a central Dutch province opened what they are billing as the world's longest solar bicycle path Wednesday, mixing sustainable...

Five most likely reasons your check engine light just lit up

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Americans are holding onto their vehicles longer than ever, with the average age of a car in 2020 rising to a record 12.1 years,...

EU unveils tough climate rules, eyes tax on foreign firms

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BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled sweeping new legislation to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that cause...

EU unveils tough climate rules, eyes tax on foreign firms

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BRUSSELS — The European Union unveiled sweeping new legislation Wednesday to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that cause global...

Lawsuit says Alabama blocking solar power with unfair fees

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The fees imposed by the Alabama Power company on customers who generate their own electricity with rooftop or on-site solar panels...

Pandemic garbage boom ignites debate over waste as energy

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PORTLAND, Maine — America remains awash in refuse as new cases of the coronavirus decline — and that has reignited a debate about the...

Bill aims to spend billions to fix nation’s aging dams

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BOSTON — Lawmakers in Congress on Friday introduced a bill that would pump tens of billions of dollars into fixing and upgrading the country’s...

New infrastructure deal must focus on climate, activists say

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WASHINGTON — Climate activists and their Democratic allies in Congress are pressing with renewed urgency for huge investments to slow global warming, after a...

Under presssure, company cancels Tennessee pipeline

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Environmentalists and activists claimed victory Saturday after a company canceled plans to build an oil pipeline through southwest Tennessee and north...

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are...