The U.S. government’s climate office says so far this winter is the sixth warmest ever recorded for the United States -- that is, unless you live in the Eastern U.S. where most of the Great Lakes are about to freeze over.
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The head of a major U.S. utility said EPA rules to fight global warming will fundamentally transform the way America generates and delivers electricity to millions of residents.
Citigroup is planning to spend $100 billion over the next 10 years on activities and programs to fight global warming. This, just a few years after receiving a $50 billion taxpayer bailout.
The head of United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is being investigated by Indian police for allegedly sexually harassing a subordinate.
President Barack Obama plans to use his pen and phone to designate thousands of acres in three states as national monuments, bringing the total number of national monument designations to 16 under the president.
While American intelligence officials are concerned about threats from Islamic terrorists, Canadian officials have identified a very different threat to their national security: environmental extremists.
As of Tuesday, the national average gasoline price stood at $2.26 per gallon. That's about one dollar less than prices from the same time last year, according to AAA Fuel Gauge. Gas has rebounded in recent weeks because of higher oil prices, refinery maintenance and union strikes, but the low prices are part of a much larger story playing out right now --- a story that could mean the end of OPEC as we know it.
Words are everything, even in the global warming debate. TV personality Bill Nye the “Science Guy” told MSNBC’s Joy Reid to use the phrase climate change, not global warming, when it’s so cold out.
With a Republican-controlled Congress, GOP lawmakers are introducing a bill to bring transparency to so-called “sue-and-settle” lawsuits between activist groups and like-minded federal agencies.
Just one month after beginning his fourth term, Oregon Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber announced he will be resigning from office. The final moments of Kitzhaber’s tenure have been marred by scandals involving his fiancee and environmental interests vying to push green energy policies on Oregonians.
The United Nations has endorsed “Global Divestment Day” -- a two-day event put on by environmentalists to encourage companies, schools and organizations to divest themselves from fossil fuels to fight global warming.
A soon to be published study in the journal Advances in Political Psychology found that skeptics of man-made global warming scored slightly better on questions about climate science than people who believe that humans are causing irreversible warming.
Yale anti-fossil fuel campaigners have indefinitely postponed a protest that was set for this weekend due to “unfavorable weather conditions and other logistical issues.”
Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash was the only Republican in either the House or Senate to vote against approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Why’d he do it? Amash says that while he supports the pipeline, the bill contained "cronyist" elements.
Here’s a surprising figure, the federal government has spent more per year on solar power and other green energy programs in the last five years than it did on securing U.S. embassies.
In 2001, global warming meant fewer major snowstorms with some scientists even predicting the end of snow, but in 2015 global warming means more major snowstorms.
House lawmakers passed another bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday afternoon, marking the 11th time congressmen have voted to approve the contentious project.
Republicans called out a top EPA official for the agency’s labeling of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as a “pollutant,” equating the gas humans exhale every day to air pollutants like smog and mercury.
While environmentalists celebrate nuclear and coal power plant closings, Florida’s endangered manatees sure don't.
Ignore the recent surge in crude oil prices because $20 per barrel oil is on the way, according to a Citigroup report obtained by Tom Randall of Bloomberg. And $20 per barrel oil could mean the end of OPEC as we know it, the report adds.