President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
President Barack Obama unveiled Monday new power plant regulations designed to combat the earth’s changing climate.
Under new rules, power plants have to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years.
More is expected to be learned Wednesday about Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’ trip to the Vatican. She is currently there with nine other U.S. mayors for a two-day conference on sex trafficking and climate change.
Mayor Betsy Hodges is one of nine U.S. mayors who will meet Pope Francis at a conference on climate change and human trafficking. The conferences aim to raise awareness about these global problems within local communities.
Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Hundreds have gathered in St. Paul to protest Minnesota’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline. The rally takes place one day after Minnesota regulators endorsed the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Superior, Wisconsin.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis’ highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.
Al Gore will return to SXSW to speak at SXSW Interactive and while there are a range of things he talk about, but there’s a good number of things he definitely won’t say.
The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
A pair of major reports on geo-engineering, “Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth” and “Climate Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration,” were published last week by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the CIA was purportedly a major funder. So, can the weather be used as a weapon? The answer is…it’s been tried!
As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.
Changes occurring in Minnesota’s climate could have harmful effects on human health, including increased allergies and cases of Lyme Disease, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.