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.
As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.
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.
San Diego’s Lindbergh Field hit 85 degrees on Thursday, breaking a 111-year-old record by two degrees.
The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River.
The San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley is moving forward with plans to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps in what could be the first such requirement of its kind in the nation.
President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of the University of California, Irvine.
Tom Steyer is creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in California and other western states.