By Zack Colman | 08/20/14 11:52 AM
After catching heat on the campaign trail for avoiding questions about his stance on climate change, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists to learn why the planet is warming.
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 09:17 PM
The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states.Â
08/19/14 07:45 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Five scientists who met with Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday are convinced that climate change is real, but what they are less sure about is whether the governor believes them. The scientists had 30 minutes to make a presentation in Scott's office and the first seven minutes...
08/19/14 03:15 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials say classroom air conditioning has been installed in 57 public schools, with 29 more scheduled to get it by the end of October. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett say the first phase of the project was completed on time and...
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 11:44 AM
Global temperatures were 1.2 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average for January through July, according to the National Climatic Data Center.
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 08:49 AM
Climate change could cost South Asian countries nearly 9 percent in economic activity annually if fossil fuel consumption rates remain unchanged by 2100, according to the Asian Development Bank.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 06:51 PM
An Oregon agency dealt a blow to the coal industry Monday night, denying a necessary permit for a proposed export terminal and boosting environmentalists' hopes of scuttling U.S. coal exports from the West Coast.
08/18/14 06:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois regulators on Monday began formal hearings on how the state should meet tougher federal limits on pollutants blamed for global warming, saying they will consult with environmentalists and industry and will consider working other states on regional solutions. The Illinois...
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
By Zack Colman | 08/15/14 12:43 PM
A federal court on Friday upheld a key rule designed to spur investment in expensive electric grid infrastructure that could connect more people to renewable energy and other power sources.
By Zack Colman | 08/14/14 05:11 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the world's third-largest greenhouse gas-emitting nation, won't join his U.S. and Chinese counterparts at a United Nations climate summit next month in New York.
08/14/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds. Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn't see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th century. Even then only one-quarter of the...
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 05:04 PM
The "social cost of carbon" has sparked criticism from the Right because they say it inflates the perceived benefits from regulating greenhouse gases.
By Sean Higgins | 08/13/14 12:14 PM
A who's who of news organizations as well as the American Civil Liberties Union have sided with the conservative National Review and the free market Competitive Enterprise Institute in a libel lawsuit brought against them by climate scientist Michael Mann.
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