Emissions reduction

FILE - In this March 19, 2015, file photo, a thick haze of smog looms over the skyline of Chicago. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that America’s nitrogen oxides levels, a key ingredient in smog, aren’t falling as fast as they used to and may be leveling off. The Monday, April 30, 2018, study means that when tighter new air quality standards go into effect later this fall, more cities may find themselves on federal's dirty air list. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
April 30, 2018 - 3:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — For decades America's air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. That changed about seven years ago when pollution reductions leveled off, a new study found. This means when tighter federal air quality standards go into effect later this year, many...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2015, file photo, a thick haze of smog looms over the skyline of Chicago. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that America’s nitrogen oxides levels, a key ingredient in smog, aren’t falling as fast as they used to and may be leveling off. The Monday, April 30, 2018, study means that when tighter new air quality standards go into effect later this fall, more cities may find themselves on federal's dirty air list. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
April 30, 2018 - 3:01 pm
DENVER (AP) — For decades America's air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. A new study finds that changed about seven years ago when pollution reductions leveled off. This means when tighter air quality standards go into effect later this year, more cities may...
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April 28, 2018 - 8:53 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is investing money in nearly three dozen local farms to help them curb carbon emissions and prepare for climate change. The office of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state will spend $2.2 million on the program, now in its fourth year. The...
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April 20, 2018 - 12:06 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is setting a new goal for energy efficiency aimed at reducing energy demand and carbon emissions. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new standards on Friday. They call for the state to reduce its energy consumption by 185 trillion BTUs by 2025 compared to...
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The new Ferrari 488 Pista is presented during the press day at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The Motor Show will open its gates to the public from March 8 to 18. (Cyril Zingaro/Keystone via AP)
March 06, 2018 - 10:39 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments at the Geneva International Motor Show (all times local): 4:35 p.m. With a cashmere and silk interior inside a futuristic frame, Aston Martin is going electric — in what the legendary British automaker is billing as the first luxury brand with zero-emission...
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The undated image provided via the Jaguar Newsroom shows the Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicle which premiered on March 1, 2018. Global automakers are rolling out more production-ready electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of looming disruptive shifts in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. The carmakers will show off their wares during press days Monday evening through Wednesday; the show opens to the public on Thursday and runs through March 18. (Jaguar via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 5:34 am
GENEVA (AP) — Global automakers are rolling out more electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of a disruptive shift in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. For the European carmakers, the mood at the event could...
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The undated image provided via the Jaguar Newsroom shows the Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicle which premiered on March 1, 2018. Global automakers are rolling out more production-ready electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of looming disruptive shifts in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. The carmakers will show off their wares during press days Monday evening through Wednesday; the show opens to the public on Thursday and runs through March 18. (Jaguar via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 5:31 am
GENEVA (AP) — Global automakers are rolling out more electric vehicles at the Geneva International Motor Show as they try to challenge Tesla and get ahead of a disruptive shift in transportation toward lower-emission and autonomous vehicles. For the European carmakers, the mood at the event could...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:18 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top energy and environment officials were expected Wednesday to vociferously oppose a Trump administration effort to scrap an Obama-era policy aimed at fighting climate change by slashing emissions from coal-fired power plants. The heads or top deputies of seven...
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February 19, 2018 - 9:16 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press. The utility plans to generate 40 percent of its power from...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Immediate Past President of the National Sheriffs' Association, St. Charles Parish, La., Sheriff Greg Champagne, as he arrives for a roundtable discussion with members the National Sheriffs' Association and others in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 13, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels. The White House's 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal...
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