Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s outspoken denial of climate science being reflected not just though his words but his appointments, there is growing sentiment that the country’s energy future will be decided largely at the state level and by markets, relatively independent of Trump’s positions.
A handful of Indiana mayors are talking about how their cities can prepare for and help mitigate the effects of climate change.
A recent study offers the most detailed information yet available, the authors say, on the effect different biofuel crops have on soil’s ability to sequester carbon.
Similar to Cleveland, Poland’s capital city of Warsaw is making efforts to fight climate change despite the national government’s overall commitment to coal for the nation’s energy future.
More than a year after being criticized by state regulators for being too coal-dependent, a Minnesota energy provider is taking another run at planning for a lower-carbon future.
The Energy Transition Lab at the University of Minnesota will bring some of the state’s energy expertise to a global stage.
A group of Midwestern regulators, environmentalists and utility representatives headed to Washington, D.C. this week to ask that states and utilities receive credits for their past efforts on EPA carbon targets.
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has elevated the city as a model for sustainability, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
MISO states could save billions of dollars complying with EPA carbon rules by banding together and applying strategies beyond the four “building blocks” put forward by the agency, according to an analysis by the grid operator.
Compared to other regions of the country, the upper Midwest is one of the pacesetters nationwide for reducing energy use.