July 3, 2019 -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been researching how the climate crisis will affect farming, but it's withheld the findings from the public. That's just one example of how the Trump administration is making it harder for farmers across the South — a region especially vulnerable to climate change — to prepare for a warming world.
October 9, 2012 -
Congressman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) is under fire for recent remarks that evolution, embryology and the Big Bang theory are "lies straight from the pit of hell" -- especially since he's a member of the House Science Committee. But he's not the only member of that group who holds beliefs that put him at odds with mainstream science.
September 18, 2012 -
A Virginia circuit court judge rules that the school does not have to turn over former professor Michael Mann's e-mails to the American Tradition Institute, a fossil-fuel-funded think tank that works to discredit climate scientists. The case is now expected to move on to the state Supreme Court.
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.