greenhouse gases

Shipping trying to clean up its act

In the port of Antwerp in Belgium, a small boat whizzes around, shuttling 16 passengers back and forth. The "Hydroville" is fast, silent and, most strikingly, it produces zero pollution.

Trump makes brief visit to UN climate gathering

The United Nations gathered world leaders to present concrete plans to tackle the climate crisis Monday, making made clear it didn't want to hear platitudes, as scientists, activists and religious leaders warned that urgent steps are needed to slow rising temperatures that intensify devastating natural disasters.

Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a broad plan on Thursday to fight climate change, including meeting the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, which will make the company carbon neutral by 2040.

Democratic candidates unveil sweeping climate proposals

A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue front and center ahead of CNN's climate crisis town halls on Wednesday night.

EPA proposes rule easing regulation of methane emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal on Thursday to ease regulation of methane emissions, a particularly potent greenhouse gas believed to contribute significantly to climate change, because it believes the Obama administration improperly regulated it.