They join the Powering Past Coal Alliance, a collection of 20 countries, six provinces or states, and one city committed to ending the use of coal.
Nebraska regulators are not allowed to consider pipeline safety in deciding whether to expand the project.
The government of the world's second-largest economy is now creating incentive programs for companies to develop electric cars.
In the richest countries, health costs associated with the fuels is six times larger than the grants the industry receives, report shows.
Much of that will have to be spent on expensive technologies engineered to suck 1,000 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from the air by 2100, a new study shows.
The secretary of state and former head of ExxonMobil says he will be at the 2020 World Petroleum Congress in Houston “in some capacity, one way or another."
Environment minister Nicolas Hulot (pictured) announces the decision as part of a renewed commitment to the Paris climate accord.
A new report reveals that public financing by the world's wealthiest governments belies their nations' stated commitments to the Paris climate goals.
It is only when we face the bleak future before us that we can begin to use the words “hope” and “resistance.”
The president is attempting to lay the foundations for a world in which fossil-fuel powers will contend for supremacy with post-carbon, green-energy states.