A tornado nearly destroyed tiny Greensburg, Kansas. The city harnassed that wind and rebuilt itself as an energy efficient wonder powered by 100 percent wind energy. Now, as communities around the country decimated by fires and floods also face rebuilding, and a country stalled by a pandemic reimagines life after a vaccine, the city on the prairie offers some lessons in green living.

East Troublesome Fire burns more than 100,000 acres across Colorado

The East Troublesome Fire, now the second-largest wildfire in Colorado history as of Oct. 22, has forced hundreds to evacuate across Grand County, Colo.

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Our Climate Curious columnist answers a question about whether recent wildfires, hurricanes and other weather disasters are connected to climate change

The Energy 202: Biden draws GOP attacks with call to 'transition' from oil

But the former vice president's comment are consistent with what he has said before about climate change.

The Energy 202: Climate change isn't the only environmental crisis Biden wants to confront

The Democratic nominee's platform calls on the United States to set aside 30 percent of its land and water for conservation by the end of the decade.

The Energy 202: Exxon was already having a tough year. Trump made it worse.

The company was in the middle of one of its most tumultuous years even before the president riffed about a hypothetical phone call.

Scorching heat, a thirsty atmosphere and relentless winds: How the North Complex Fire spread so far, so fast.

China delivers diatribe against U.S. climate policies

Several wildfires burned through Colorado on Oct. 17, atypical for the state's fire season.

The Cameron Peak wildfire in northern Colorado grew to more than 187,000 acres Oct. 17 as fire crews race to contain the blaze.

Global methane emissions rose 32 percent this year, a study found, and the European Union said it would aim to reduce methane releases in the oil and gas industry. Methane accounts for a quarter of global warming emissions from human activities.

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Bleaching events in back-to-back years so thoroughly wiped out coral that it cannot easily reproduce, researchers found.

Just as with testing, the nation has failed to lead when it comes to using genome sequencing to track the coronavirus.

Scientists are tapping into a law of physics to create cooling systems that work without special fuel or electricity.

In a little-noticed lawsuit, Apple shed new light on its recycling practices, raising questions about why devices that were sent in for destruction were reused by consumers against Apple's wishes.

A little-noticed provision in the Cares Act has helped big corporations obtain cash without making any promises about workers or investments. The legislation was focused largely on helping working Americans, but it also helps companies such as Antero Midstream.

New technologies may allow us to use the atmosphere itself to vent excess heat from Earth directly into space.

After stalling it for months, a top Trump official released a polar bear study Friday that highlights their vulnerability to climate change, saying he wanted to be "satisfied" with its underlying science before making it public.

Opponents of the drilling declared victory on Thursday after the government acknowledged that permits to allow seismic blasting in the ocean will expire next month and not be renewed.

A group of environmentalists posed as potential investors in a controversial Alaska gold mine secretly recorded video conversations with top executives who are trying to get federal approvals for the project . These tapes, made public Monday, provide a rare glimpse into how the men behind Pebble Mine have wielded their political influence, getting access to the Trump White House through Alaska's governor, and making donations to reward some lawmakers while punishing others.

A top official at the Interior Department has delayed the release of a key study of polar bears in Alaska that could affect oil and gas drilling, according to documents obtained by The Post.

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