The US ban on hydrofluorocarbons is a climate game-changer
HFCs might not eat up the ozone layer, but if left unchecked, they could become a major source of greenhouse gases.
New cars sold in New York state must be zero-emissions by 2035
The decision comes about a month after a similar mandate was announced by California.
Hurricane Ian surges back and heads for the Carolinas
Florida and Cuba are still reeling from the hurricane's damages; South Carolina is in a state of emergency.
An AI called Dragonfly is helping design faster-charging batteries
A robotics system called Clio is key, too.
Bitcoin’s steep environmental costs go beyond its hunger for energy
Bitcoin's climate impact rivals that of beef or crude oil, according to a new analysis.
Melting sea ice is acidifying the Arctic Ocean
More carbon in the air means more acid in the seas.
Recycling one of the planet’s trickiest plastics just got a little easier
The commonly used plastic, polyethylene, can take hundreds of years to decompose.
Amazon to offer instant pay to workers and more loans to sellers
Amazon joins Walmart in a retailer race to enter the personal banking market.
Apple removes VKontakte, Russia’s largest social network, from the App Store
VK apps offer food services, online payments, and email for millions of Russians.
Category 4 Hurricane Ian hits Florida, bringing historic storm surge
Dangerous conditions will continue as the storm moves north.