By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 12:48 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants rose last year partly because of an increase in coal used for generating electricity, the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 11:03 AM
Man-made climate change, largely through burning greenhouse gas-emitting fossil fuels that scientists say warm the planet, did not necessarily explain the 16 extreme weather events for 2013 that the report covered.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 09:00 AM
Dominion Resources secured approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the $3.8 billion Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, which will be ready to ship up to 0.82 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas beginning in 2017.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 11:49 AM
What once seemed a harmless token of good will from rich countries to poor ones could derail negotiations over a global climate deal next year.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 05:51 PM
Developing countries could derail the process toward an international climate treaty by insisting on an amount of aid that richer ones are unlikely to donate.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 01:38 PM
Fifteen Senate Democrats pressed President Obama to regulate emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas produced during hydraulic fracturing and delivery of natural gas through pipelines.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/25/14 09:04 PM
Environmentalist protestors swarmed New York's financial district this week in the name of the environment. Unfortunately, the "Flood Wall Street" crew displayed some very cloudy judgement.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 12:58 PM
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy noted Thursday that while states are designing plans to comply with the proposal, some have raised issues that might require some rethinking from the agency.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 12:04 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said acting on climate change is a financial imperative in a Thursday speech, hitting back at critics who say Obama administration environmental policies will damage the economy.
By Steve Chapman | 09/25/14 11:20 AM
For some of the people in New York this week demanding action on global warming, the menace is not just carbon dioxide. The real Tyrannosaurus Rex is the American economic system.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 09:10 AM
A deal without serious commitments from India would likely prevent a deal that secures enough cuts in greenhouse gases by 2020 to avoid a 2 degree Celsius temperature rise by 2100, which nations are seeking.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 07:55 AM
Billionaire ex-hedge fund manager Tom Steyer's Super PAC is turning to state Senate races in Oregon and Washington to boost Democratic candidates, a move that would help legislatures there pass climate change bills.
By Zack Colman | 09/23/14 09:59 PM
Several big-name companies across multiple economic sectors put their money behind climate change efforts Tuesday, attempting to strike a tone that shows taking environmental steps doesn't mean they will surrender profits.
By Zack Colman | 09/23/14 05:33 PM
Nations pledged $1.3 billion toward a United Nations fund designed to help developing countries adapt to the effects of climate change, but the program is still far short of its $10 billion goal for the year.
By Zack Colman | 09/23/14 05:24 PM
"We can only succeed in combating climate change if we are joined in this effort by every nation," Obama said Tuesday at the United Nations climate summit.
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