The Obama administration unveils historic rules cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent, spurring prospects for a global deal to end climate change but setting up a battle over the environment in this year’s midterm elections.
The upcoming wildfire season could cost $400 million more to fight than the Forest Service and Interior Department have in their available budgets, according to a report those agencies released today.
The National Weather Service said Tuesday was the rainiest day since at least 1880 in Pensacola, Florida. While it probably wouldn’t be correct to say that climate change caused Pensacola’s floods, it surely made them more likely.
Top court’s decision on EPA’s powers means about 1,000 power plants will have to adopt new pollution controls.
Technology company claims 94 percent of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy.
Thanks to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, we now can picture how America’s urban centers are locked inside vast rings of emissions-spewing sprawl.