The United Nations has endorsed “Global Divestment Day” -- a two-day event put on by environmentalists to encourage companies, schools and organizations to divest themselves from fossil fuels to fight global warming.
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A soon to be published study in the journal Advances in Political Psychology found that skeptics of man-made global warming scored slightly better on questions about climate science than people who believe that humans are causing irreversible warming.
Yale anti-fossil fuel campaigners have indefinitely postponed a protest that was set for this weekend due to “unfavorable weather conditions and other logistical issues.”
Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash was the only Republican in either the House or Senate to vote against approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Why’d he do it? Amash says that while he supports the pipeline, the bill contained "cronyist" elements.
Here’s a surprising figure, the federal government has spent more per year on solar power and other green energy programs in the last five years than it did on securing U.S. embassies.
In 2001, global warming meant fewer major snowstorms with some scientists even predicting the end of snow, but in 2015 global warming means more major snowstorms.
House lawmakers passed another bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday afternoon, marking the 11th time congressmen have voted to approve the contentious project.
Republicans called out a top EPA official for the agency’s labeling of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as a “pollutant,” equating the gas humans exhale every day to air pollutants like smog and mercury.
While environmentalists celebrate nuclear and coal power plant closings, Florida’s endangered manatees sure don't.
Ignore the recent surge in crude oil prices because $20 per barrel oil is on the way, according to a Citigroup report obtained by Tom Randall of Bloomberg. And $20 per barrel oil could mean the end of OPEC as we know it, the report adds.
Californians already face some of the highest electricity rates in the U.S., and now millions of residents could see their utility bills go up even higher if state regulators approve a plan to build new electric vehicle charging stations.
Talk about energy independence! Gulf Coast states have virtually eliminated imports of light crude oils from foreign countries due to booming U.S. oil production from hydraulically fractured wells over the country’s shale plays.
Republican lawmakers have released a new energy strategy to boost counter President Barack Obama’s climate agenda. The main points of the plan: build the Keystone XL pipeline and other projects like it and prevent the EPA from over-regulating.
Unions are targeting the coal industry and joining a prominent liberal think tank in calling for the federal government to force coal companies to pay more royalties for minerals extracted on federal lands.
Environmental activists will protest outside a Washington, D.C. hearing Monday on the Obama administration’s latest offshore drilling 5-year plan. One activist is even dressing up as Frostpaw the dancing polar bear to highlight how global warming is shrinking the Arctic.
California is opening another major, federally backed solar power plant in the Mojave Desert on Monday in a rush to meet the state’s green energy mandate.
Energy efficiency is a great way to help the environment and save money, but government mandates have largely failed to produce any results, according to a study by a former economic adviser to President Obama.
The White House has reiterated that fighting global warming is a major plank of its national security plan, included in a list with goals like fighting terrorism, eradicating Ebola and reversing defense spending cuts.
Tens of thousands of coal mine and power plant workers have lost their jobs under President Obama, and more layoffs could be on the way as the administration continues to pile on tens of billions of dollars in regulatory costs.
The United Nation’s climate chief says that reordering the global economy to fight climate change is the “most difficult” task the international body has ever undertaken.