climate change

Keystone XL Veto (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against Fracking

The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.

02/26/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

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.

02/24/2015

Boston Blizzard 2015 (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Is Climate Change Behind The Northeast’s Extreme Winter Storms?

As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.

02/10/2015

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

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.

01/29/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

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.

01/21/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

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.

01/09/2015

Much of Southern California experienced temperatures in the upper 80s. (Photo by Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Southern California Sees Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Heat

San Diego’s Lindbergh Field hit 85 degrees on Thursday, breaking a 111-year-old record by two degrees.

11/27/2014

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. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lake Tahoe Level Falls To 5-Year Low

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.

10/17/2014

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Berkeley Pursues Climate Change Warning Labels On Gas Pumps

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.

06/20/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 14:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at UC Irvine commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium of Anaheim June 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California. Obama in his address talked about climate change and called students to action. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Obama, Speaking At UC Irvine Graduation, Says Climate Change Deniers Ignoring Science

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.

06/14/2014

Tom Steyer says his Climate Disaster Relief Fund will help victims of environmental disasters like the recent southern California wildfires. (Getty Images)

California Billionaire Promises To Help Victims Of Global Warming

Tom Steyer is creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in California and other western states.

06/06/2014

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