| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that New Mexico acted appropriately in deciding not to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
The case -- the nation’s first Atmospheric Trust Litigation suit to be heard on its merits -- questioned whether New Mexico&...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- More than half of Americans consider the effects on the environment of products and services they buy, according to a new national survey.
“Consumer behavior has become an important way Americans express their values and concerns,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:00 AM
Climate change is likely to wipe a lot of the white from those postcard winter scenes of Los Angeles ringed by snow-capped mountains, according to new research.
A UCLA study released Friday projects a significant decline in snowfall on the ranges that...
| Jun 16, 2013
Re "Warning on greenhouse gases," June 11
The International Energy Agency, "an independent research group established by the world's most-industrialized nations," has sounded a warning on the perils of climate change if greenhouse gas emissions remain...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama plans to roll out the first U.S. regulations designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants by next June, making that the central element of a sweeping initiative to rein in emissions of gases that...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A federal judge in New Mexico on Wednesday will hear opening arguments in a first-of-its-kind case: Whether the state has violated its public trust duty to protect the New Mexico’s atmosphere.
The lawsuit—the nation’s first Atmospheric...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama set a high bar for approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, declaring for the first time that he would let the project go forward only if it does not “significantly increase” emissions of greenhouse...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
| Apr 21, 2013
The chairmen of Congress' primary tax committees, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), have launched a bipartisan effort to reform our messy, inefficient federal tax law. They've agreed to look for ways to lower tax rates on both...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Hundreds of protesters marched on Los Angeles City Hall on Sunday as part of a nationwide demonstration designed to pressure President Obama into rejecting a Canadian pipeline that would bring oil into the United States....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Paying out billions of dollars here and billions of dollars there has made the global insurance industry a believer in climate change, according to a new study that shows insurance companies are staunch advocates for reducing carbon emissions and...