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.
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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.
Hundreds of thousands of environmental activists flocked to New York City over the weekend to take place in what is being called the largest march ever to demand world leaders impose tough regulations to tackle global warming.
You’ve heard it from scientists, environmentalists and even Secretary of State John Kerry: global warming is the greatest existential threat faced by humanity.
Capitol Hill lawmakers are celebrating the Keystone XL pipeline's sixth birthday this year by (once again) urging the White House to speedily approve the pipeline.
Life’s a party living off taxpayer funds -- until you get audited, of course.
Environmentalists are pushing the Obama administration to crack down on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, building on the White House's recent limits on carbon dioxide emissions.
Another top Obama administration official has joined a major environmental group that is being investigated by Congress for its cozy relationship with federal regulators, sparking concerns from lawmakers.
The Obama administration has released two major regulations in the past year that limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, citing huge public health benefits from reducing emissions and closing coal-fired power plants.
A nonprofit legal foundation has notified the Internal Revenue Service that a prominent environmental group may be violating its tax-exempt status by engaging in activities that promote private interests of board members and green energy businesses.
Bowing to pressure from a wide range of interest groups, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it would be extending the time groups have to comment on its controversial “Clean Power Plan” (CPP) by 45 days.
The Energy Department has released a study that once again shows that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is not harming drinking water supplies in the Marcellus Shale region.
A new report by a global commission says the costs of fighting global warming will be modest and greatly outweighed by the benefits to public and environmental health.
The number of coal-fired power plants slated to be shut down in the coming years is higher than the federal government anticipated, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Greenpeace is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Japan idling its last nuclear power plant, calling it an “inspiring lesson for people across the globe.”
Emails between top Environmental Protection Agency officials reveal they saw their fight against global warming as putting them at “forefront of progressive national policy.”