The amount of coal-fired power capacity slated to shut down due to federal environmental regulations has more than doubled since 2011, according to a report from the free-market Institute for Energy Research.
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It appears the Environmental Protection Agency has the same IT people as the Internal Revenue Service. Agency officials are now telling a federal court they lost text messages sent from top officials’ phones.
New York state has caved to the charms of green energy billionaire Elon Musk, announcing $750 million in subsidies to help Musk build a SolarCity GigaFactory in the western region of the state.
Environmental Protection Agency power plant regulations are projected to raise electricity prices in the coming years, forcing struggling families to pay more for energy. But African-American communities will be some of the hardest hit by the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan,” according to a new study.
The deep waters in the world’s oceans have not warmed in nearly a decade, according to a report by NASA, countering one theory for the hiatus in global warming.
The Sierra Club wants you to join them. Why? To save the polar bears from oil and natural gas drilling in the Arctic, of course -- despite booming bear populations and little to no evidence that polar bears are killed by drilling activities.
Cellulosic biofuel production has been virtually non-existent, despite rosy government predictions.
Environmentalists have been trying to link reports about the beaching of a 35,000-strong walrus herd to global warming, which they say is melting the polar ice caps.
Black lawmakers are furious that the Obama administration is in the process of acknowledging a Native American tribe that still has laws prohibiting its members from marrying African Americans.
Four years ago, Sen. Mark Udall -- now locked in a tough re-election fight -- said it’s “crucial” to price carbon dioxide emissions in order to fight global warming.
Methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing operations, or fracking, fell 73 percent since 2011, according to data from the Environmental Protection Agency. A welcome development for President Barack Obama’s climate plan, but one that may not stop the EPA from imposing more regulations on the oil and gas industry.
Petitions from environmental groups under the Endangered Species Act have been used to bilk taxpayers for millions of dollars in attorneys fees and have made it harder for federal officials to fund species recovery programs.
Global warming is not only responsible for causing superstorms and the ebola outbreak, it’s now claimed that global warming helped create the conditions in which terrorists with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria could thrive.
Former United Kingdom environment secretary Owen Paterson launched an attack against the “wicked green blob," saying policies to stop global warming might do more harm than good.
The heirs of 19th century oil baron John D. Rockefeller made headlines recently by announcing they would be divesting their charitable group from fossil fuel investments -- the very fuels that made the Rockefellers a wealthy dynasty.
Colorado has launched its newly formed hydraulic fracturing task force as fracking is hotly debated in the state.
Scientists have been lowering their estimates of how much warming would occur if carbon dioxide levels were increased as empirical estimates improved and the global warming pause continued.
If you build it, they probably won’t come. This is the story of Masdar City, the world’s first “sustainable” city, that was built in the middle of the desert in the United Arab Emirates.
Is the establishment media finally getting tired of President Obama's grandstanding on global warming? Some news outlets responded skeptically to Obama's United Nations climate speech.
President Obama is racking up a massive carbon dioxide tab traveling to a United Nations climate summit being held in New York City this week.