California’s new normal: evacuating wildfires yet again

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – It’s part of California’s new normal – year-round fire seasons, planned electricity blackouts and, for retired

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U.S. utilities file legal challenge to Trump power plant rule

FILE PHOTO: Steam rises from the coal-fired Jim Bridger power plant outside Rock Springs, Wyoming, U.S. April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jim

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Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power

FILE PHOTO: Solar panels on refurbished homes reflect the sun in Stoke-on-Trent, Britain February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo LONDON

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In coal we trust: Australia’s voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is

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Indiana chamber rejects ex-EPA chief Pruitt effort to keep coal-fired plants online

(Reuters) – The leading business lobby group in Indiana on Monday rejected a plea from former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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NiSource discloses criminal probe of Massachusetts gas pipeline explosions

HOUSTON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation of utility company NiSource Inc over gas explosions and fires

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RWE will seek damages if Germany shuts coal plants abruptly – Die Zeit

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Power firm RWE will seek damages if Germany decides to shut down coal-fired power plants right away,

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RWE may cut Hambach lignite output after court delays logging

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – German utility RWE expects to reduce lignite output at its Hambach site in Germany, a spokeswoman

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French environment minister quits in new body blow to Macron

PARIS (Reuters) – French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot resigned on Tuesday in frustration over sluggish progress on climate goals and

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