The latest United Nations climate report is sounding the alarm on man-made global warming, saying that fossil fuels needed to be eliminated from the energy supply in the coming decades to avoid catastrophe.
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The United Nations’ latest climate report says that man-made global warming is causing natural disasters, food crises and... the collapse of governments?
Gasoline prices hit $3 a gallon for the first time in several years thanks to booming U.S. oil production, but this may not be good news for Democrats facing tough re-elections Tuesday.
African-American state lawmakers are worried that policies encouraging the use of rooftop solar panels may be widening inequality between rich and poor communities, hitting minorities especially hard.
There’s been a huge debate in the last couple of years over the so-called pause in global warming and what it means for the future of the planet.
Supporters of increasing exports of liquefied natural gas are making a final push to sell the benefits of sending the fuel abroad as midterm elections draw closer.
A free-market think tank is suing the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy over its withholding of documents linked to the claim that global warming caused last winter’s polar vortex.
The energy boom unleashed by hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling couldn't have happened anywhere but America, says author and journalist Gregory Zuckerman.
Native Americans and people living in U.S. territories who rely on coal-fired power are now going to fall under the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences considers the effects a worldwide one-child policy would have on preventing the planet from allegedly being ruined by global warming and resource depletion.
The Bank of England is demanding about 30 insurance companies assess the risks that global warming poses to their balance sheets, despite reports of a lull in natural disasters and healthy profit margins in the industry.
Global warming? Maybe not anytime soon, according to a top United Nations scientist.
The Environmental Protection Agency and politically connected activist groups have proposed a legal settlement that may ignore legal protections afforded to states under federal law and could force the closure of more coal-fired power plants across the country.
European Union leaders agreed on new set set of climate goals, which was hailed as a victory in the fight against global warming. Just one problem: the EU goals are not legally binding until a new United Nations climate treaty is approved.
Politics breeds the most unlikely of friends. In a surprising turn of events, the anti-Keystone League of Conservation Voters is backing congressional candidates that openly support the Keystone XL pipeline.
President Obama has long been touting the U.S. oil and natural gas boom as the product of his administration's "all of the above" energy plan. But a new report from Senate Republicans claims the White House supports oil and gas drilling publicly while partnering behind the scenes with eco-activists to regulate it out of existence.
The city of South Miami is looking to separate from Florida and become the 51st state, but not because of traditional political disputes. The city says South Florida's independence is necessary to address sea level rises caused by global warming, National Journal reports.
The Energy Department has announced $53 million in new spending to make solar energy more profitable for companies to produce as part of President Obama’s broader climate agenda.
Is global warming causing goats to shrink? That’s what researchers from the UK’s Durham University are claiming. Smaller goats are evidence that global warming is impacting animal size, say researchers.
Environmentalist attempts to showcase Republican support for "climate action" this summer may be backfiring because of one former political appointee. The Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever chief administrator may have lied to a congressional committee about his ties to environmental groups.