MIT climate scientist Richard Lindzen slammed this week's amendment introduced by Vermont socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders that would make it the official position of the Senate that man-made global warming is real and a threat.
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The Obama administration unveiled new regulations on Wednesday targeting methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations that the industry says could stymie the U.S. energy boom.
As pundits speculate on whether or not San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer will run for retiring California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat in 2016, some privately registered the domain names “SteyerFor Senate.com," “.org” and ".net” last week.
Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide have averaged above 400 parts per million since the beginning of 2015, passing what climate scientists say is the symbolic point of no return for catastrophic global warming.
Despite fears that global warming is harming the Arctic region faster than the rest of the world, Greenland is defying climate scientists and currently growing at its fastest rate in four years.
The Senate voted to move forward with a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline Monday night, but the chamber did not garner enough Democratic votes to block a White House veto.
The world may be warming, but not as much as some U.S. weather stations have shown. A new University of Montana study found that western U.S. weather stations have been showing more warming in the temperature record than has actually been observed.
Small volcanic eruptions have helped cause a “pause” in global warming over the last 15 years, according to a recent study from scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Climate scientists and environmentalists sounded the alarm this year after Japanese climatologists reported 2014 was the warmest year on record based on global surface temperature readings.
Crude oil from OPEC countries to the U.S. are at their lowest levels since 1987, falling nearly 60 percent from their peak in 2008 when prices were much higher and hydraulic fracturing spurred a domestic energy boom.
The Republican-controlled House passed its second bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline in a matter of months despite a veto threat from the White House.
Canadian Arctic sea-ice levels for the first week of January 2015 are higher than during the early 1980s, according to data from the Canadian Ice Service (CIS). Official data shows that Arctic sea ice coverage in Canadian waters so far in 2015 is well over 90 percent.
House Speaker John Boehner said he would not support plans to raise the national tax on gasoline, saying lawmakers would have to “work our way through” funding the country’s highways.
While climate scientists warn that 2014 could be the warmest year on record globally, last year was only the 34th warmest on record in the U.S., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
This year is already seeing a wave of new regulations being published in the Federal Register as the Obama administration unveils 300 new rules in the first seven days of 2015, according to federal data.
Sen. James Inhofe plans to use his position on one of the Senate’s most powerful committees to challenge the Obama administration’s push to regulate carbon dioxide emissions and expand federal power over energy and the environment.
Californians will now have to pay yet another tax as part of the state’s effort to fight global warming. Residents will now pay a global warming tax for buying gasoline on top of the already existing state gas tax.
President Obama is warning Americans not to get too used to low prices at the pump, saying that people will be hurting when gasoline prices rise back to previous levels.
Oil prices have hit their lowest levels since 2009, so liberals are once again hard at work pushing for a tax on carbon dioxide emissions.
Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto is in town and ready to discuss enhancing relations with the U.S. But with most of the focus put on immigration reform, few in the press noticed this was the first time energy and global warming made it into high level U.S.-Mexico talks.