House Republicans have preempted Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's Keystone XL pipeline push by passing their own legislation before the Senate could act.
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Fossil fuels get a lot of flack from activists, politicians and the media, but can you imagine what the world would be like without them? Fossil fuels have actually fueled unparalleled prosperity for mankind.
Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu took to the Senate floor Wednesday to ask for unanimous consent to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline Thursday in an effort to shore up support before her upcoming runoff election.
Establishment and liberal media outlets are touting President Obama's pact with China to cut carbon dioxide emissions and fight global warming as a huge diplomatic success.
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping ostensibly agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades to fight global warming. As with many international agreements, the devil is in the details.
The United States' grid reliability authority issued a report this month cautiously detailing the potential problems with the Environmental Protection Agency’s rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Environmental activists with Greenpeace are trying a new tactic to stop oil drilling in the Arctic region: using now extinct woolly mammoths to build support for their anti-fossil fuel campaign in the north pole.
The new Republican majorities are expected to include bills to approve the Keystone XL pipeline and expand the U.S. energy boom in their upcoming legislative package.
Is the state of the environment a racial issue? Some groups definitely think so. Environmental activists have been trying hard to bring race into their campaigning to end fossil fuel use and fight global warming.
Despite spending $20 million to keep the Senate in Democratic hands, San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer was mostly unsuccessful in holding off Republicans in battleground states.
While environmentalists saw key races go south Tuesday night, activists are applauding towns and counties that passed ballot measures banning hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Unlike some of her colleagues, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu survived her first election challenge Tuesday night -- for now.
Environmentalists may be winning the battle against the Keystone XL pipeline, they are likely losing the war on stopping Canadian oil sands production.
Polls typically show that global warming is one of the last things on peoples’ minds in a lagging economy with foreign conflicts brewing. But environmental groups are making one last push to encourage people to vote in favor of candidates who support policies to fight global warming.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have announced a $150 million legal settlement with two major automakers for violating federal global warming law --- the largest Clean Air Act settlement in history.
The latest United Nations climate report is sounding the alarm on man-made global warming, saying that fossil fuels needed to be eliminated from the energy supply in the coming decades to avoid catastrophe.
The United Nations’ latest climate report says that man-made global warming is causing natural disasters, food crises and... the collapse of governments?
Gasoline prices hit $3 a gallon for the first time in several years thanks to booming U.S. oil production, but this may not be good news for Democrats facing tough re-elections Tuesday.
African-American state lawmakers are worried that policies encouraging the use of rooftop solar panels may be widening inequality between rich and poor communities, hitting minorities especially hard.
There’s been a huge debate in the last couple of years over the so-called pause in global warming and what it means for the future of the planet.