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Biden names Democrat Glick to chair energy regulatory panel

12:10pm EST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday named Richard Glick, a Democrat, to chair the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, where he could eventually lead the panel to consider lowering barriers for emerging clean energy technologies.

U.S. imposes sanctions on Russian vessel involved with Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Jan 19 2021

WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a ship involved in building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to take Russian natural gas to Europe, as the Trump administration sought to raise pressure on the project on its last full day in office.

Global temperatures in 2020 among highest on record: WMO

Jan 14 2021

WASHINGTON Global temperatures in 2020 were among the highest on record and rivaled 2016 as the hottest year ever, according to international data compiled by the World Meteorological Organization and released on Thursday.

Exclusive: U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Jan 13 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face a risk of sanctions, a spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday, as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project.

Solving climate crisis will be at center of Biden's job agenda -Deese

Jan 13 2021

Solving the climate crisis by boosting investments in new technologies will be at the center of the Biden administration's job creation agenda, the incoming top economic White House adviser said on Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Jan 13 2021

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project, two sources said on Tuesday.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Jan 12 2021

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project, two sources said on Tuesday.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Jan 12 2021

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project, two sources said on Tuesday.

Nuclear power backers hopeful Biden's climate focus will boost industry

Jan 11 2021

Backers of nuclear power hope U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's focus on curbing climate change will boost the industry which is currently plagued with shutdowns, executives told a Reuters Next conference on Monday. | Video

Analysis: Thin Democratic control of Senate offers Biden chance for steps on climate

Jan 07 2021

WASHINGTON Democratic control of the Senate offers President-elect Joe Biden an opportunity to advance parts of his climate agenda, but the paper-thin majority likely puts sweeping global warming legislation beyond reach.

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