climate

The average person’s daily choices can still make a big difference in fighting climate change – and getting governments and utilities to tackle it, too

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The average American's everyday interactions with energy sources are limited. They range from turning appliances on or off, to commuting, to paying utility bills.

The connections between those acts and rising global temperatures may seem distant.

A new ratings industry is emerging to help homebuyers assess climate risks

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As climate change fuels large-scale natural disasters, the real estate mantra of "location, location, location" is taking on new meaning. In 2021, homeowners have contended with threats including paralyzing cold on the Great Plains, wildfire evacuations in the West and flooding from the South to New York City and New England.