More Climate Change Articles

  • Va. gov revives climate change panel, cites threat

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has resurrected a state climate change panel to come up with ways to blunt the impact of rising seas in highly vulnerable Virginia. McAuliffe said Tuesday he's restoring the climate panel, dormant for the past four years, to deal with the "growing...

  • Coal company uses glitch to swing for the fences against EPA rule

    A large coal company's petition against the EPA's proposed emissions rule for power plants is a legal swing for the fences, but a decades-old discrepancy in a technical amendment to the Clean Air Act might give it a chance.

  • Obama mocks Republicans as he pushes economics of climate change

    President Obama is on a campaign to make climate change an economic issue, and to nail home the point he's embarrassing Republicans who deny or are skeptical of the contributions humans make to a warming planet. "Folks will tell you climate change is a hoax or a fad or a plot. It’s a liberal...

  • Winning hearts and minds? Obama goes after 'climate deniers' from podium, again

    President Obama on Wednesday ridiculed those who question his administration's position on so-called global climate change, formerly known as "global warming," specifically accusing Congress of being anti-science.

  • Obama: Climate change steps making a difference

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Appealing for patience and perseverance from environmental activists, President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in his second-term drive to combat climate change but said more must be done to address a generational problem. One year after unveiling an aggressive...

  • On climate change, who are the real 'deniers'?

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as climate change are not just "deniers;" we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue.

  • A year later, it's clear Keystone XL has passed Obama's 'climate test'

    One year ago this week, President Obama announced that the Keystone XL pipeline would have to pass a "climate test" in order to be approved. Opponents of the pipeline cheered.

  • The winner of Supreme Court's latest EPA ruling? Everyone and no one

    The jury's still out on whether Monday's Supreme Court ruling will have any effect on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from power plants.

  • 'It stinks': Democrats criticize White House over meeting with billionaire Tom Steyer

    Senior political officials on Wednesday are scheduled to host a mega-donor with plans of making a nine-figure investment in the 2014 midterm elections.

  • Money men tally cost of climate change

    NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience. The report, released Tuesday, is designed to...

  • Billionaire Obama adviser: Punish companies that ignore climate change

    The climate change debate took a sharp left turn on Tuesday when several former cabinet secretaries, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a key Wall Street donor to environmental causes said companies that don't buy into global warming should be punished and penalized.

  • White House officials will meet with this billionaire activist during new climate push

    Senior White House officials and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are set to meet this week with Tom Steyer, an environmental activist pledging to pump up to $100 million into the November midterm elections, as part of a new campaign to promote President Obama's green agenda. “On Wednesday,...

  • The education establishment's success

    Many view America's education as a failure, but in at least one important way, it's been a success -- a success in dumbing down the nation so that we fall easy prey to charlatans, hustlers and quacks.

  • Heat & Repeat: Globe breaks May temperature record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Driven by exceptionally warm ocean waters, Earth smashed a record for heat in May and is likely to keep on breaking high temperature marks, experts say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Monday said May's average temperature on Earth of 59.93 degrees...

  • Amtrak on-time record deteriorating; please send $151 billion

    If you've gotten the impression that Amtrak trains have been running slower this year, it's not your imagination.



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