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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Jun. 09, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 8 The Montreal Gazette on anti-Muslim hatred in Canada: What happened in London, Ont. Sunday is sickening and heartbreaking. Three generations of a family went...

Interior Dept. gauging interest in Gulf of Mexico wind power

Jun. 08, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration wants to know whether offshore wind companies want to move into the Gulf of Mexico. The agency that oversees offshore leases will publish a request for interest Friday in the Federal Register, for areas off...

Asian shares track tech, energy-led gains on Wall Street

Jun. 03, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Thursday after a day of modest gains on Wall Street, led by buying of energy and technology stocks. Oil prices also rose. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul but fell in Hong Kong. In a quiet news...

Daimler Truck says batteries, hydrogen are the future

May. 20, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The world's largest truck and bus maker is charting an ambitious zero-emission future and says it's not that far off - despite higher costs and the current lack of support infrastructure. Daimler AG's truck division says it plans to shift most...

TVA CEO: US needs tech advances to reach carbon goals

Apr. 29, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of America’s largest public utility said they are on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the year 2035, short of President Joe Biden’s goal of a carbon pollution free power sector by that date. Speaking at an online...

Daimler Truck, Volvo to make fuel cells in Europe from 2025

Apr. 29, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Daimler Truck AG and Sweden's Volvo Group say they plan to jointly manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for trucks in Europe starting in 2025 and called on European Union policymakers to boost incentives for climate-neutral technologies. ...

Summit shows Biden's big vision on fighting climate change

Apr. 24, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What did the world learn at Joe Biden's global summit about his vision of the battle to save the world’s climate? For two days, Biden and his team of climate experts pressed his case that tackling global warming not only can avert an existential...

Summit shows Biden's big vision on fighting climate change

Apr. 23, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What did the world learn at Joe Biden's global summit about his vision of the battle to save the world’s climate? For two days, Biden and his team of climate experts pressed his case that tackling global warming not only can avert an existential...

Honda to phase out gas-powered cars by 2040 in N. America

Apr. 23, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda said Friday that it plans to phase out all of its gasoline-powered vehicles in North America by 2040, making it the latest major automaker with a goal of becoming carbon neutral. The announcement came as leaders of the major...

Go forth and spend: Call for action closes US climate summit

Apr. 23, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders shared tales of climate-friendly breakthroughs — and feverish quests for more — to close President Joe Biden's virtual global climate summit on Friday, from Kenyans abandoning kerosene lanterns for solar to Israeli start-ups straining for more efficient...