03/24/14 11:30 PM
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Top climate scientists assessing the impact of global warming say that along with the enormous risks facing humanity are opportunities to improve public health and build a better world. Scientists from 100 countries meeting in this Japanese port city are putting...
By Seth Borenstein | 03/24/14 08:36 AM
If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming.
03/24/14 01:15 AM
If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they will say, the dangers of a warming Earth are immediate and...
By Zack Colman | 03/20/14 02:45 PM
Environmental groups are stepping up their opposition to natural gas exports after boosters in Congress and the energy industry helped propel the discussion early in the Ukraine crisis.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/19/14 10:17 AM
The White House on Wednesday unveiled a new effort to share data and work with business to help communities prepare for climate change.
By Zack Colman | 03/18/14 05:46 PM
Environmental groups fired a shot Tuesday in the growing discussion about natural gas exports as they urged President Obama to block new export terminals on climate change grounds. The flashpoint is a $3.8 billion Dominion Resources-proposed export facility in Cove Point, Md., on the...
By Michael Barone | 03/18/14 04:26 PM
It contains a catechism (“the science is settled”), it is based on dogma (global warming will inevitably bring disaster) and it even allows you to buy indulgences to compensate for your sins (carbon offsets for your private jet travel).
By Zack Colman | 03/14/14 05:18 PM
Sen. Kay Hagan took to the Senate floor Thursday to call for congressional action on climate change. "This is a pressing problem that needs to be addressed and too often gets pushed to the backburner," the North Carolina Democrat said. The overture was of note because Hagan is in a tight...
By Mark Tapscott | 03/13/14 11:47 AM
Somewhere hidden deep within Washington, D.C., is a huge magnet that exerts an irresistible force drawing busybodies, know-it-alls and nanny-staters to the nation's capital. Otherwise, how to account for a president of the United States who can't balance America's budget, but has no qualms at...
By Zack Colman | 03/12/14 04:22 PM
House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans initiated a probe Wednesday to determine who at the Environmental Protection Agency was responsible for crafting greenhouse gas emission rules for future power plants.
By Zack Colman | 03/11/14 05:30 AM
Democrats held the Senate floor to talk climate change into the morning hours Tuesday, though they're not holding their breath on comprehensive legislation clearing Congress soon. Instead, organizer Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, described the event as an "opening salvo," as the more than two dozen...
By Byron York | 03/10/14 08:58 AM
On Monday night into Tuesday morning, two dozen Senate Democrats -- members of the party's newly-formed Climate Action Task Force -- plan to hold an all-night, filibuster-like talkathon on the issue of global warming. "Congress must act," Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz, a leader of the...
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