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Macron to get hybrid car as France steps up climate fight

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron's government announced a raft of plans Wednesday to curb its carbon emissions, including getting a new hybrid-engine...

UK unveils plans for climate conference amid criticism

LONDON (AP) - Britain announced Tuesday that it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 - five years...

UK unveils plans for climate conference amid criticism

LONDON (AP) - Britain says it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 in a bid to speed...

Bulgaria ruling coalition survives no-confidence vote

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Bulgaria’s ruling coalition on Wednesday survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to...

French climate alliance takes legal action against Total

A French climate alliance of charity groups and local authorities launched an unprecedented legal action Tuesday against Total, hoping to make the French energy...

Macedonia imposes urgent measures due to severe pollution

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - North Macedonia’s government on Monday said it was imposing urgent measures in the country’s capital, Skopje, and the western...

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and...

Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Dozens of people on Monday gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in...

US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy...

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg would push for all new cars to be electric by 2035 and new buildings to...