The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
Texas will vote in November on whether to incorporate textbooks that use passages denying the existence of climate change. Left-leaning groups are tying the proposal to ultra-conservative think tanks such as the Koch-funded Heartland Institute, while right-leaning groups blame exaggerated global data.
Scientists warn that melting glaciers caused by global warming subtly changes the mass of the Earth.