Energy

Projected renewables surge won't prevent runaway global warming

Projected growth of renewable power, electric vehicles and other low-carbon sources won't prevent levels of global warming that soar past the targets of the Paris climate agreement, the International Energy Agency said Monday.

Data: International Energy Agency, World Outlook 2018; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios

Report: EPA plans to tighten air-pollution standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is gearing up to significantly tighten air-pollution regulations for the first time under President Trump.

Driving the news: E&E News, citing three sources, is reporting that the agency will announce tighter tailpipe standards for big trucks on Tuesday. An EPA spokesman didn’t respond to E&E News' request for comment.

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