June 26, 2013 -
Bypassing a Congress that's failed to take action to address a worsening problem, President Obama unveiled a plan to curb climate-disrupting pollution from coal-fired power plants -- with big implications for the coal-dependent South.
January 11, 2013 -
With new data out showing that 2012 was the warmest year on record for the contiguous United States, and with costs mounting due to droughts and other climate-related disasters, will political leaders finally take action to address the problem?
July 27, 2012 -
As the Olympics get underway in London, protesters are targeting BP for its corporate sponsorship of the games, which they say amounts to "greenwashing" its pollution in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere.
June 27, 2012 -
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejects Ken Cuccinelli's challenge to the EPA's finding that unregulated greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to human health and safety. Cuccinelli, who's running for governor, says he'll take the case to the Supreme Court.
March 2, 2012 -
In the run-up to the Georgia primary, GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has been promising to bring the country $2.50-a-gallon gas -- what he's calling the "Newt Gallon." We take a by-the-numbers look at some hard realities behind that pledge.
September 23, 2011 -
Republicans are exploiting the bankruptcy filing of the federally-backed solar equipment company to delegitimize Obama's renewable energy policies, but they're ignoring the fact that he's also promoted coal and nuclear power.
May 22, 2008 -
Next month the U.S. Senate is expected to take up the Lieberman-Warner bill on climate change (S. 2191), legislation that would create a federally controlled market for carbon pollution by allowing industries to buy and sell emission allowances.
November 15, 2007 -
Anyone interested in understanding how much carbon dioxide pollution is being emitted by the world's power plants has a terrific new resource to turn to: the Carbon Monitoring for Action database, or CARMA.