By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 12:24 PM
President Obama directed federal agencies and the military to nearly triple renewable energy consumption by the end of the decade, setting a target of getting 20 percent of electricity from renewable sources. The move, which comes through executive order, is the latest in a series of...
12/03/13 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday. The 200-page report by the National Academy of Sciences looked at warming...
By Zack Colman | 12/02/13 02:43 PM
McCarthy, who told reporters the trip is about "engagement" more than securing "commitments," said the recently concluded United Nations climate negotiations in Warsaw, Poland, and mounting public pressure in China to improve air quality will serve as the backdrop.
By Anthony Sadar | 11/29/13 12:26 PM
“I'm from the government and I'm here to help” are the "nine most terrifying words in the English language," according to President Reagan. The words are also the perennial joke among those who have to deal with government “helpers.” These days the saying is truly laughable. Not only...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/29/13 08:43 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour have grown close in recent years, and while Barbour says he hasn't decided who to back in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, he does like Christie's style.
By Paul Bedard | 11/27/13 10:16 AM
First lady Michelle Obama not only wants Americans to consider signing up for Obamacare during their Thanksgiving get-togethers, she's also offering tips on how to talk about it and wants feedback. In a fundraising note to supporters that also cheered her husband's economic and global warming...
By Michal Conger | 11/26/13 03:48 PM
Eleven federal agencies that declined to testify at a Sept. 18 hearing on their global warming spending also missed a Nov. 22 deadline to provide a congressional panel with written information about the issue. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked officials at 14 agencies to testify...
By Zack Colman | 11/26/13 12:09 PM
Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would do "anything I can" to help lawmakers committed to climate change-friendly policies get elected in 2014.
By Paul Bedard | 11/26/13 08:49 AM
This wasn't supposed to happen. Just 11 months after President Obama made the environment and climate change his top priority in the Inaugural Address, green energy firms are facing abandonment and even fines from his administration, now viewed as cozying up to Big Oil. Two major events...
11/25/13 11:33 AM
(www.theguardian.com) Overnight agreement gives countries until first quarter of 2015 to publish plans for cutting greenhouse gases from 2020
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