Sunday, April 19, 2015
Climate Change
Rick Santorum, Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty, Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich

Often There’s No Sensible Middle

Americans like the sound of moderation. Confronting climate change, abortion restrictions, or tax inequities, we may compromise together — but we must first agree the problem exists.

April 16, 2015
Farm New England

Farming Moves North With the Temperatures

This is no endorsement of climate change — let’s make that clear — but rising temperatures are breathing new life into northern agriculture.

April 14, 2015
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Climate 2016: Will Hillary Clinton Become The Next ‘Greenest President’?

In 2008, Clinton promoted an ambitious $50 billion “strategic energy fund” to invest in a clean energy “Apollo Project” — funded by taxing Big Oil’s “excess profits.”

March 31, 2015
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) (CSIS: Center for Strategic & International Studies via Flickr)

The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress

These congressional Republicans are definitely not scientists.

March 31, 2015
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Colorado City Vows To Be Carbon Neutral, Defying Partisan Politics

Fort Collins, Colorado plans on becoming America’s first carbon neutral city.

March 30, 2015
President Barack Obama speaks as student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions from across the country look on in the East Room of the White House during the 2015 White House Science Fair on March 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why Barack Obama Is Our Greenest President

When it comes to advancing clean energy and fighting carbon pollution, no president has done more than Barack Obama.

March 30, 2015
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Antarctic Ice Shelves Melting 70 Percent Faster In Last Decade, Study Shows

New study finds Antarctic ice shelves are melting more rapidly. Some may be irrecoverably melted, glaciologists say.

March 26, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Mitt Romney Meets… Mitt Romeny

Mitt Romney appeared with Jimmy Fallon, to talk about his upcoming charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield. But first, he had a chat with “himself” in the mirror.

March 26, 2015
A rainbow over the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (Judith Slein via Flickr)

Congress: Protect Wildlife Refuge From Alaska’s Greed

Alaska has no right to balance its checkbook at the expense of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

March 25, 2015
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Reining In The Coal Industry’s Assault On Public Health

The Supreme Court will soon have to choose between corporate polluters’ profits and American lives.

March 24, 2015
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EPA Rule On Power Plant Emissions Faces Formidable Hurdle In Supreme Court

The Obama administration is facing yet another high-stakes Supreme Court battle over the president’s use of executive power.

March 23, 2015
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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

Climate change is still ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ but so much more urgent.

March 22, 2015
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Obama Administration Puts Out Fracking Rules For Federal Lands

President Obama has taken another big step to protect the environment.

March 20, 2015
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California’s Governor Brown, Lawmakers Plan Short- And Long-Term Strategy On Drought

Learn more about California’s $1 billion drought plan.

March 20, 2015
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Obama Orders 40 Percent Reduction In Carbon Emissions By U.S. Agencies

President Obama is still working around Congress to fight climate change.

March 19, 2015
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Emissions Order Might Spur Alt-Fuel Vehicle Sales

Executive order sets pace for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by replacing White House fleet with alt-fuel running vehicles.

March 19, 2015
Climate Change, Environment, FEMA, Disaster Preparedness, Governors, Funds

FEMA To States: No Climate Planning, No Money

In order to receive disaster preparedness funds from FEMA, governors who deny man-made climate change will have to challenge their beliefs.

March 19, 2015
Welcome to Florida

The Republican List Of Things You Cannot Say

From abortion to guns to climate change, the list of topics that Republicans would rather avoid is growing.

March 18, 2015
Governor Rick Scott visits with FWC staff and Commissioners Yablonski and Roberts on November 17, 2014 at the Bryant Building in Tallahassee. (Florida Fish & Wildlife via Flickr)

Rick Scott’s ‘Creative Editing’ Deftly Deletes ‘Climate Change’

Carl Hiaasen shares a satirical message from Governor Scott, who is still not a scientist.

March 17, 2015
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Ted Cruz’s Climate Change Denial Poses A Big Threat To NASA

The GOP takeover of the Senate threatens the longevity of NASA, NOAA, and the EPA.

March 16, 2015
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Emissions Stall Amid Growth For First Time In 40 Years, IEA Says

The IEA has great news for the environment.

March 13, 2015
Recently re-elected Governor Rick Scott visits with FWC staff and Commissioners Yablonski and Roberts on November 17, 2014 at the Bryant Building in Tallahassee. (Tim Donovan, Florida Fish & Wildlife/Flickr)

Don’t Say ‘Climate Change’ Or ‘Global Warming,’ Florida Officials Were Told

Florida’s government has a new strategy to beat climate change: ignore it.

March 9, 2015
Climate change report recommends infrastrure and zoning changes in order to protect cities skyline.

Report Challenges New York City To Respond To Climate Change

A new climate change report prompts NYC to protect its population and buildings.

March 3, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Meets The Mayor

Larry Wilmore welcomed a special guest for a full episode interview: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

March 3, 2015
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Senator Inhofe Disproves Climate Change — With A Snowball

Reminder: After the big Republican wins of 2014, Inhofe is now the Chair of the Senate Environment Committee.

February 26, 2015