By Zack Colman | 09/19/14 12:42 PM
Taking bold action domestically on climate change will help the United States leverage similar commitments from other countries, said White House Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan.
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 08:27 AM
The move comes ahead of Tuesday's United Nations climate summit in New York. The White House said the new measures would eliminate 300 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, or the equivalent of the one year's worth of carbon emissions from 60 million cars.
By Zack Colman | 09/17/14 04:34 PM
Rhea Suh, Interior's assistant secretary of policy, management and budget, will take over for outgoing president Frances Beinecke in January.
By Zack Colman | 09/16/14 11:45 PM
House Republicans are putting a package of energy bills up for a vote, but they have already earned a veto threat from the White House and the probability that they will stop dead in the Democratic-held Senate. But the hope for Republicans is that the congressional calculus will change come January.
By Zack Colman | 09/16/14 10:12 AM
Ban Ki-moon said the meeting of more than 120 heads of states in New York will also "promote innovative financing mechanisms" to move beyond investments in fossil fuels, and that it would seek to make the "case for removing policy ambiguity" in hopes of pushing nations toward cleaner energy sources.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/15/14 08:57 PM
Numerous senior officials of the EPA have real or apparent "revolving door" conflicts of interest, according to a new report by a nonprofit watchdog.
By Zack Colman | 09/15/14 05:33 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halting its review of a proposed coal export terminal in Oregon, a decision that comes a month after the state rejected a permit needed for the project.
By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 05:27 PM
Environmentalists from across the world say they are targeting the foundations that handle billions of dollars in funding for climate change projects because those organizations likely are unaware that some of their finances are tied up in fossil fuels.
By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 11:45 AM
The officials from six states -- Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Missouri -- said they need more data behind the EPA's methodology to better understand how it arrived at individual state goals for cutting power sector emissions by 2030.
By Zack Colman | 09/11/14 12:42 PM
Stephen Harper joins the leaders of China and India in missing the New York event. President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and over 100 other heads of state will be in attendance.
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 08:41 AM
Carbon dioxide levels increased the most last year since 1984, driving the concentration of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere to a new high, according to a study released Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 12:43 PM
The League of Conservation Voters anticipates spending $25 million this election cycle, amounting to a five-fold increase over 2010.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 08:52 AM
The regulator this week informed the United Nations aviation program that it had begun investigating whether airplane emissions endangered public health.
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 06:53 PM
States that import electricity from neighbors are giving the EPA headaches when it comes to crediting them for reductions under the proposed power plant emissions rules.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 06:10 PM
Many of the vehicles are being used in areas that lack CNG fueling stations, according to Watchdog.org.
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