Europe would have been in a heap of trouble Friday morning if its coal and natural gas-fired power plants weren’t ready to boost energy production when millions of solar panels went offline during a total solar eclipse.
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Much like today, scientists in the 1950s were warning that warming temperatures will melt the polar ice cap, raise sea levels and flood major coastal cities. The difference is that scientists in the 1950s were warning this will lead to another ice age.
A total solar eclipse over Europe is set for Friday and has officials worried about the integrity of the continent’s electrical grid, which is increasingly being powered by solar panels that rely on sunshine to produce energy.
Despite booming U.S. oil production, the Obama administration has not extended a 40-year agreement to supply Israel with emergency oil that expired last year.
President Barack Obama said he would run the most transparent administration in history. A pledge he has not lived up to according to a new report grading federal agencies on how well they handle Freedom of Information Act requests.
President Obama will sign an executive order Thursday to cut government carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent below 2008 levels over the next decade. This also just happens to be on the same day Obama is set to meet with Prince Charles, a rabid environmentalist.
What a scorcher! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that February 2015 was the warmest it’s been in 17 years, but Antarctic sea ice is way above normal for this time of year.
You wouldn’t know it by looking outside, but Tornado season has started.
The Obama administration has been quietly working behind the scenes to convince world leaders to sign onto an international agreement to lower carbon dioxide emissions at the next United Nations climate summit in December.
The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu was hit by a massive tropical cyclone on Friday, leaving dozens dead and even more in need of food and water to survive.
Republican lawmakers have unveiled their 2016 budget proposal, which looks eliminate the budget deficit in the next decade and that means spending cuts. One place, in particular, the GOP is looking to cut: federal defense spending on global warming research.
Which company has gotten the most subsidies from the U.S. government? Would you believe it’s a Spain-based green energy company?
President Obama has found himself at odds with his old law school mentor over the Environmental Protection Agency.
Europe’s costly green energy policies should serve as a warning American policymakers trying to impose similar regulations at home, according to data from a new report.
President Barack Obama is confident that Republicans will be forced to see things his way when it comes to policies aimed at tackling global warming.
Former Vice President Al Gore is done with presenting global warming as the ultimate doomsday scenario, and instead is trying to reinvent himself as a "prophet of possibility," according to The New York Times.
What won’t global warming do? New studies argue that global warming will make everything worse, from the weather to the steak millions of people enjoy at barbecues.
In 2014, American households saw the largest electricity price increases in 6 years, according to government data, as utilities are forced to use more green energy and invest in energy efficiency and grid improvements.
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, a trained nuclear physicist, is headed to Geneva, Switzerland for at least the third time in recent months to participate in the Iranian nuclear negotiations.
Taxpayer support for wind, solar and other green energy sources doubled in just three years of President Barack Obama's time in office.