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November 14, 2017 2:43 PM The Latest: Brazil says deforestation rate slowing

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in its Amazon conservation areas fell by 28 percent over the past year, the second lowest level in decades. The Latin American nation says satellite data show 159 square kilometers (61 square miles) of protected rainforest were destroyed in the 12 months ending July 2017. That compares with a loss of 221 square kilometers 48

November 8, 2017 11:46 AM EU pushes cut in car emissions, boost for electric vehicles

EU pushes cut in car emissions, boost for electric vehicles The European Commission wants to reduce car-generated EU carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030, and boost electric car use by making them cheaper and easier to charge. The commission proposal released Wednesday stops short of quotas on car makers, and is more modest than goals already 52

October 30, 2017 8:57 PM UN agency: CO2 concentrations grew at record rate in 2016

File photo - A crow sits on a dead tree and smoke emits from the chimney of a factory as the sun sets in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) (AP2014) The U.N. weather agency is warning that carbon-dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed last year. World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General 185

October 30, 2017 4:18 PM Police: Danish Inventor Admits To Dismembering Journalist Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has admitted to dismembering journalist Kim Wall but denies killing her, according to police. Danish police say that inventor Peter Madsen has admitted to dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who was researching a story in August on board a submarine he built. He denies killing her and maintains that her death was an accident 75

October 27, 2017 4:52 PM Lightweight Dodge Challenger SRT Demon should be devilishly quick

The 840 hp Demon is the most powerful American car ever and the quickest production car in the world on a drag strip. Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu took it to one to find out what makes it so fast. Speedkore Performance Group is offering a carbon fiber body kit for the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon that should make the quickest car in the world 88

October 23, 2017 7:19 PM EPA plans to repeal emission standards for truck components

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas emissions linked to climate change. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who privately met in May with the manufacturer 57

October 19, 2017 5:22 PM Climate change at work? Weather Service calls for third straight mild winter

If you’re itching for outbreaks of the polar vortex and waist-deep snow, the upcoming winter may not be your cup of tea. And, thanks to climate change, the odds of brutally cold winters are decaying. For the third time in as many years, the nation — on balance — should expect warmer-than-normal temperatures, according to the National Weather Service 57

October 19, 2017 10:55 AM Bernie Sanders's Senate campaign spent nearly $40G on private jets last quarter

The campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) spent nearly $40,000 on luxury private jet travel during the third quarter, according to Federal Election Commission records. Sanders, who has said global warming is causing "devastating problems" and is in favor of a carbon tax, made the payments for the posh private travel arrangements from his Senate campaign 114

October 17, 2017 4:16 PM When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs

Social responsibility can protect executives during prosperity, endanger them when profits fall Many corporate chieftains argue that companies shouldn’t only seek to be money-making enterprises; they should also be good corporate citizens. From Starbucks Corp. Chairman Howard Schultz to Unilever PLC Chief Executive Paul Polman, leaders variously promote 50

October 16, 2017 9:01 AM The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks. On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President 252