Tuesday's energy & environment stories

Energy Department to invest $14 million in plastics recycling research

A seagull amid garbage at a trash pit in San Francisco in April 2021.

White House advances California offshore wind plans

Morro Bay

Microsoft sets up nonprofit to cut software-related carbon emissions

Illustration of the Microsoft logo splitting the earth into four sections

Exxon pledging to add directors ahead of showdown with activist investors

Vehicles refueling at an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Houston, Texas, in October 2020.

Fighting global warming means reshaping finance

Illustration of a golden coin with an emboss of the Earth on it. 

NASA chief touts new Earth-observing satellites for climate

Satellite view of a powerful hurricane with the eye at its center.
Andrew Freedman
May 24, 2021 - Science

Cyclone Yaas to intensify in Bay of Bengal, strike India

Satellite view of Cyclone Yaas in the Bay of Bengal.

Biden administration to invest $1 billion to prepare states for extreme weather

Joe Biden

Nonprofit launches with new approach to offset CO2

Illustration for carbon removal story

The key takeaways from G7 nations' pledge to end state funding for coal

A coal-fired power plant

The showdown over Exxon's climate future is here

The showdown over Exxon's climate future is here

How Gina McCarthy reads the climate landscape

Gina McCarthy. Screenshot "Axios on HBO"