By Meghashyam Mali | 02/14/14 07:04 PM
The White House on Friday said that President Obama would continue making the case that climate change was hurting the nation ahead of an address in Fresno, Calif. Obama is traveling to the Central Valley town to announce new initiatives to help tackle a severe drought affecting the region and...
By Sean Lengell | 02/14/14 03:34 PM
Bill Nye, an educator who gained fame in the 1990s as the "Science Guy" on children's television, will tackle a more adult audience Sunday when he debates Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., on the issue of climate change on NBC's "Meet the Press."
By Brian Hughes | 02/14/14 09:11 AM
President Obama on Friday will travel to California to announce new executive actions to combat the state's drought and will attribute the growing frequency of such conditions to climate change. Obama will announce the expediting of $100 million in assistance for livestock producers, $60...
By Zack Colman | 02/12/14 01:03 PM
GOP members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are drafting a letter to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on the new policy, Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., who chairs the panel's Energy and Power Subcommittee, told the Washington Examiner.
By Zack Colman | 02/10/14 01:42 PM
State lawmakers across the country are pushing bills and resolutions to nullify federal greenhouse gas emission rules for power plants based off a template adopted by the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, according a Washington Examiner review.
By Robert Bryce | 02/06/14 06:38 PM
When it comes to energy policy, the European Union -- and Germany in particular -- have provided the perfect model. Indeed, if U.S. policymakers want to dramatically increase energy prices, destroy jobs and impose hardship on industry, then they should follow the EU's lead. Like the EU, they...
By Zack Colman | 02/06/14 04:41 PM
The White House on Thursday tapped Council on Environmental Quality chief of staff Mike Boots as its interim chairman. Boots will take over for outgoing chairwoman Nancy Sutley beginning Feb. 18. Taryn Tuss, a spokeswoman with the CEQ, said Boots "has been an integral part of every major...
By Zack Colman | 02/06/14 11:30 AM
House Democrats will amplify calls to combat climate change this year through an increased House floor and media presence, a group of them announced Thursday.
By Zack Colman | 02/05/14 05:58 PM
Billionaire climate activist and Keystone XL foe Tom Steyer's political action committee is asking people to vote on the next Senate candidate to target with a TV attack advertisement -- and one of them is Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. Steyer's NextGen Climate PAC typically bashes Republicans for...
By Brian Hughes | 02/05/14 01:55 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, announcing executive actions to combat climate change, said Wednesday that extreme weather was already harming farmers and livestock producers.
By Brian Hughes | 02/05/14 06:07 AM
Administration officials Wednesday will announce another executive action to implement President Obama's State of the Union agenda, unveiling the creation of regional “climate hubs” to help agriculture workers respond to severe weather conditions. “On the heels of passage of the farm...
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/01/14 12:37 PM
After 40 years in Congress, California Democrat Henry Waxman is calling it quits. His legacy includes a toxic fuel additive (a boondoggle known as ethanol), a failed pork-fest of a climate bill and the devastation of small businesses -- to name a few of his legislative accomplishments.
By Zack Colman | 01/31/14 03:20 PM
The proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline would not significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions, the State Department said Friday in a long-awaited environmental report, delivering a victory for the pipeline's boosters and a blow to environmental and left-wing groups that oppose it. The...
By Zack Colman | 01/31/14 05:09 AM
Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement will create a vacuum for House leadership on climate change, though allies say the California Democrat has helped cultivated a young crop of like-minded lawmakers to fill the void. Waxman announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election this year. The top...
By Ashe Schow | 01/30/14 03:54 PM
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor said the Keystone XL pipeline, which has been opposed by environmentalists for five years, wouldn't increase greenhouse gas emissions. Chris Knittel, professor of energy economics at MIT, said the pipeline would, if anything, reduce greenhouse...
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