Did political pressure convince the Obama administration to cancel offshore drilling leases in the Atlantic? That’s what a government watchdog wants to find out in its latest Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
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Three University of Colorado professors told students to drop out of class if they did not believe in man-made global warming, stressing in an email there will be no debates on the subject in class.
Lawmakers want to know how the Obama administration allowed National Park Service (NPS) officials to spend more than $3 million building an “extensive boardwalk on sensitive American Indian burial sites” they were tasked with protecting.
Coastal areas around the world are expanding in the face of projections that global warming-induced sea level rise will wipe out coastal cities.
The U.S. and China will formally join the United Nations global warming agreement while President Barack Obama makes his final trip to Asia for the G20 meeting in September, sources tell the South China Morning Post.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to know if global warming will increase the risk of fatal car crashes.
Colorado officials identified “several potentially forged signature lines” on a failed anti-fracking ballot measure pushed by environmental activists to restrict drilling inside state lines.
The Obama administration has finalized nearly $100 billion worth of new regulations this year, according to a new report by a government regulatory watchdog.
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has pulled back his support for a tax on carbon dioxide emissions after just three days, and now says it’s an impractical theory.
Antarctica has confounded scientists, defying the dire predictions of scientists the South Pole would shrink and exacerbate sea level rise in the coming decades.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials admitted mine waste leaked from a water treatment plant near the scene of last year’s Gold King Mine blowout.
The New York Times wants to hire a “climate change editor” to make what it calls “most important story in the world” more appealing to a global audience.
Former Vice President Al Gore may “declare victory” in the global warming debate if Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton wins the election this year, says The Weather Channel's founder.
President Barack Obama will quadruple the size of federally-controlled ocean and land northwest of the state of Hawaii, banning all commercial fishing and mineral extraction from the region that’s almost the size of Alaska.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is creating a database on employees' “sexual orientation and gender identity” to measure how well the agency is meeting federal diversity goals.
Former Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson co-hosted a fundraiser for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday -- an ironic twist since Jackson left the Obama administration amid a major email scandal.
The National Park Service turned 100 years old Thursday, and the Obama administration has set about promoting the value of national parks to Americans and the history of why the U.S. government has set aside millions of acres.
Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper was considering a far-reaching executive order to cut state carbon dioxide emissions from power plants -- a drastic measure for a state that relies on coal for most of its electricity.
Great Barrier Reef tourist operators found less than 5 percent of the natural wonder has died off from “bleaching,” despite claims from scientists that most of the reef had been killed off by the effects of global warming.
The Obama administration has been pumping billions of taxpayer dollars into science that’s “heavily biased in favor of the paradigm of human-induced climate change,” according to a researchers.