Washington state has confirmed its third sighting of an Asian giant hornet, dubbed the "murder hornet," indicating the invasive, predatory insect has survived the winter in the U.S. Northwest, state agriculture officials said on Friday.
Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Treasury Department has released rules guiding how companies use a federal tax credit designed to spur investment in carbon capture and sequestration projects.
A pledge from European policy-makers to pour funds into energy-saving refurbishments of old, draughty buildings has boosted the outlook for the green construction sector as it seeks to shake off the impact of the coronavirus, fund managers said.
Germany's government on Friday failed to agree on a national hydrogen (H2) strategy, with ministers divided over proposed capacity and implementation times for the long-awaited plan to help decarbonise the economy and cut carbon dioxide emissions.
Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed calls to take a bolder stance on climate change on Friday from investors concerned the organisation's reports enable damaging levels of investment in fossil fuels.
West Texas Intermediate is on track to end the month with a more than 70% gain for its best month on record, but some are warning that the rally may be overdone.