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.
A report issued by Stanford University is claiming that the Earth’s climate is changing at its fastest rates since the time of the dinosaurs’ extinction approximately 65 million years ago.
A new Gallup Poll indicates that American concerns regarding global warming and climate change are on the rise.
Professor Andrew Carleton at Pennsylvania State University said a phenomenon called ‘urban heat islands’ could lead to a higher rate of temperature-related mortality. The Farmers’ Almanac and other climate research organizations are anticipated extreme heat and weather conditions for the summer of 2012. Are their predictions – and the dangers inherent in them – accurate, or will conditions be cooler than they think?