PRI keeps you up to date on the latest news, analysis and voices from around the world on the global climate crisis.
Coal has driven Wyoming’s economy for decades. The state sits on hundreds of years of coal reserves. But the world is slowly moving away from coal, leaving some towns at a crossroads.
Europe and the US say wood pellets are a carbon neutral alternative to coal. Many experts say otherwise.
The UK will stop burning coal for electricity by 2025. The US, meanwhile, is trying to end the “war on coal.”
Business, Economics and Jobs
Back in January, the Trump administration imposed tariffs of 30 percent on imported solar panels and modules. It was aimed at Chinese and Asian imports.
Science, Tech & Environment
Toast Ale has been making beer out of surplus bread for two years. Now the British beer-maker is trying to get other breweries in on the game.
A new five-year US and British research project hopes to give policy makers a better sense of how much west Antarctica will drive rising seas.
In France, a restaurant meal is considered something to be experienced under the watchful eye of the chef. So there's no tradition of taking home leftovers. But the French government would like to change that to reduce food waste.
The CIA Director's views on climate change would be more in line with President Trump’s than those of his predecessor.
The Canes were able to move back to their home after a stint in Australia because no one would buy it.
The government says it can’t protect every home from the sea. One family says they’ll hold tight to their memories when it’s time to leave their house.