Senators from both sides of the aisle are trying to get an amendment into a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that would extend $1.4 billion in expiring green energy subsidies that weren’t included in last year’s budget deal.
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Republican lawmakers and ranchers relying on access to federal lands are gearing up to push back against the Obama administration’s use of a century-old law to lock up millions of acres of public lands from development.
Coalitions are rising up in the U.S. and Europe to oppose taxes on carbon dioxide emissions to keep industries from fleeing high energy prices.
Federal lawmakers are furious with the Environmental Protection Agency for funding billboards that accuse farmers in Washington state of polluting local waterways.
Greenland has been sitting over a particularly hot mantle of the Earth’s crust, which a new study says is melting the base of the world’s second-largest ice sheet.
The Department of Energy spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on a radioactive waste treatment plant that ended up breaking down because federal officials didn’t bother to properly test the facility before construction was completed, according to a recent audit.
The Obama administration released a new report claiming global warming will make mental health issues worse -- the report notes even “perceived” threats from global warming will harm the mentally ill.
European Union climate and energy commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete has been ensnared in the controversy surrounding the newly-released “Panama Papers,” which detail how the global warming czar’s wife invested in a shady Panama-based law firm.
Kansas Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt had some harsh words for Democratic attorneys general who recently joined former Vice President Al Gore to call for more investigations into ExxonMobil’s stance on global warming.
Democratic presidential front-runner former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently blew up at an environmental activist who urged her to stop taking money from oil and other fossil fuel companies.
Coal mines shed more than 11,000 jobs in the last year, according to recently released employment data, as the industry continues to contract under onerous federal regulations and faltering demand.
SunEdison, which bills itself as the world’s largest green energy company, has disclosed in recent regulatory filings it’s under a Department of Justice investigation -- a bad development for a company facing bankruptcy.
Media outlets have been hyping a new study claiming Antarctica is melting much faster than anticipated and could cause up to several feet of sea level rise in the coming decades -- not centuries.
The Obama administration’s effort to eliminate red tape hampering American businesses has actually ended up adding $16 billion in new regulatory costs and 16 million hours in new paperwork, according to a report.
A California lawmaker wants to change a law to make it easier for state prosecutors to go after companies skeptical of global warming. The proposed bill would punish skeptical companies for "many years of public deception" with regards to global warming science.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s energy policy adviser has close ties with Russian businesses, including the Kremlin-controlled gas company Gazprom.
New York’s Democratic attorney general (AG) made a chilling suggestion at an event he co-hosted this week: harsher penalties beyond fines for groups allegedly misleading the public on global warming.
The Spanish green energy company Abengoa has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. after getting billions of dollars from the Obama administration to build solar power and biofuels plants.
A prominent constitutional lawyer has fired back against Democratic attorneys general pledging to investigate oil, coal and gas companies for not being alarmist enough about how global warming will impact their finances.
Scientists and activists have warned for years that Pacific Islands were sinking because man-made global warming was accelerating the rise of sea levels, but that’s not the case for the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.