09/10/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet....
09/10/14 01:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — New York labor unions and environmental groups are planning a march to draw attention to climate change two days before a United Nations summit on the issue. City Councilman Donovan Richards predicted Wednesday that the Sept. 21 demonstration would be largest climate march in...
09/09/14 03:32 PM
GENEVA (AP) — Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday. The heat-trapping gas blamed for the largest share of global warming rose to global concentrations of 396...
09/09/14 02:16 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Almost on cue, rain and high tides brought flooding Monday to Norfolk ahead of the first gathering of Virginia's new climate change panel. Gov. Terry McAuliffe will address the Climate Change and Resiliency Commission on Wednesday when its 30-plus members meet in Richmond....
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 08:41 AM
Carbon dioxide levels increased the most last year since 1984, driving the concentration of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere to a new high, according to a study released Tuesday.
09/08/14 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world gets warmer, the Baltimore oriole will no longer be found in Maryland. The Mississippi kite will move north, east and pretty much out of its namesake state. And the California gull will mostly be a summer stranger to the Golden State. Those are among the...
By Becket Adams | 09/05/14 03:46 PM
Sen. Rand Paul has in recent months developed a love for taking potshots at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which may have something to do with the fact that the two are likely considering running for president in 2016.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 12:43 PM
The League of Conservation Voters anticipates spending $25 million this election cycle, amounting to a five-fold increase over 2010.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 08:52 AM
The regulator this week informed the United Nations aviation program that it had begun investigating whether airplane emissions endangered public health.
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 06:53 PM
States that import electricity from neighbors are giving the EPA headaches when it comes to crediting them for reductions under the proposed power plant emissions rules.
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 12:42 PM
The EU's climate chief said she wasn't ready to settle for a mix of voluntary environmental pledges and some legally binding provisions like the ones the White House is reportedly coveting
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 06:10 PM
Many of the vehicles are being used in areas that lack CNG fueling stations, according to Watchdog.org.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 06:35 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wants energy investors to spend their dollars on building infrastructure to carry natural gas across the country. McCarthy's pitch to the business community at a Barclays-hosted conference in New York Tuesday instead of, say,...
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 05:07 PM
"It appears that the NRDC's unprecedented access to high-level EPA officials allowed it to influence EPA policy decisions," the lawmakers wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 03:06 PM
Gina McCarthy said the agency is on track to release its strategy for controlling methane gas leaks this fall, but didn't hint at whether it would include new regulations.
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