Better go out and buy a gas fireplace and stove soon before federal regulations make them more expensive. Federal officials are looking to regulate the energy usage of fake fireplaces as part of the Obama administration’s effort to fight global warming.
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Scientists have a new explanation for why advanced climate models failed to predict the so-called “pause” in global warming: it’s just a happy coincidence -- the 64th explanation for why the world hasn't warmed like the models predicted.
The Environmental Protection Agency has defended its decision to fund university experiments that tested deadly air pollutants on children, saying the studies were approved by review boards and were stopped after the agency banned the practice in 2006.
A recent study claims that chemicals congregating in the lower atmosphere are causing the bones inside polar bear penises to become weaker and break. It's a frightening claim, but one that has no hard evidence backing it, according to a seasoned zoologist and polar bear expert.
After weeks of wangling, the Republican-led Senate finally passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline after debating dozens of amendments and overcoming stiff resistance from Democrats.
If you want to know how big Arctic National Wildlife Refuge actually is, don’t ask the bureaucrats tasked with preserving the refuge.
Democrats turned on one another Wednesday night and voted against an amendment that would have given the federal government the power to regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, occurring on state and private lands.
Republican lawmakers are demanding the Environmental Protection Agency fork over documents relating to text messages to and from the agency’s chief administrator that were allegedly deleted rather than preserved for federal records.
The U.K. government is telling people to eat less meat to fight global warming, especially meat from sheep and cows which emit methane when they (literally) pass gas.
President Obama told Americans on Sunday that Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is too precious to allow oil and gas drilling, but has Obama ever spent time in the state?
Turns out global warming is nothing new.
People often think government climate rules target power plant, refineries or automakers. But government regulators also look at controlling products people use everyday in their crusade against global warming. This week’s target: hotel ice makers.
The Environmental Protection Agency inflated the monetized benefits of a major air quality rule to justify imposing a harsher smog standard on U.S. counties, according to a new report by Energy In Depth (EID).
The Obama administration plans to open up the Atlantic coast to offshore oil drilling with one hand, and with the other hand, it will make sure companies can’t extract oil from Alaska’s Arctic coast-- possibly the world’s largest untapped oil reserves.
America’s only lawmaker to be born in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is livid over President Obama’s plan to ask Congress to permanently lock up the region’s oil and gas resources and prevent offshore drilling.
India has rejected pleas from the Obama administration to enter into an agreement to put a future limit on its greenhouse gas emissions in order to fight global warming.
Despite predictions that snow could become a thing of the past, the first five years of the 2010s have seen more “major impact storms” than the previous decade. This decade has also beat out the 1960s in terms of major storms, according to a seasoned meteorologist.
The U.K.’s top climate office said 2014 was not the warmest on record, tying with 2010 for record heat -- a huge walk back from previous government agencies claims of record warmth last year.
An Environmental Protection Agency memo sent to top officials implored the agency to build up support for its agenda by tying its regulatory agenda to the "personal worries" of Americans.