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Last month, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology voted along party lines to cut funding allocations that enable NASA to study changing climate patterns through their Earth Science program.
When Obama unveiled his proposed fiscal budget for the year 2016, not only did he request billions in funding for clean energy development and incentives, but he also set aside $1.947 billion for the
President Obama celebrates Earth Day by dedicating a new landmark, chiding Republicans and giving away free park passes
President Obama helped celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida everglades.
House Republicans are hoping to pass a bill tomorrow that would limit the ability of the president to designate new national monuments. If the “Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National
We were pretty sure that the Republican party was all for American-made cars and the American jobs they create, but we must be wrong because they've recently begun an all-out war on the American-made
As expected, Solyndra's filing for bankruptcy has sparked political arguments and caused Republicans to sling anti-green and anti-Obama allegations focused around the company receiving $535 million in
If Congress can't reach a deal on the debt ceiling, we have a single week before the United States defaults on its debts, but the Republicans are still calling for some outrageous budget cuts to try to
Republicans in the House of Representatives - in the midst of attempting to raise the debt ceiling and balance our budget - have decided to take on what some are calling the "Light Bulb Freedom of Choice
How many legislative bodies does it take to block efficiency? Well, it appears only one -- as Republicans in Congress try to repeal the 2007 Ban on incandescent bulbs. Spearheading the charge is Sen. Rand
President Obama's goal of building a high-speed rail network that at least 80 percent of Americans will have access to by 2025, is facing major resistance in Congress. Earlier this week, Vice President
The CIA will no longer allow climate change scientists access data from spy satellites and subs to study global warming. The program, called MEDEA -- Measurement of Earth Data for Environmental Analysis
First-term Republican Congressman Jesse Young, who represents the 26th District in the Washington State Senate is attracting significant attention for an unusual detail in his proposed transportation
In spite of being passed by both the Senate and the House, President Obama has maintained his promise to veto a controversial bill that sought to expedite construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. In a
The U.S. Senate voted 62-36 in favor of the highly-contested Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday (1/29), with nine Democrats crossing party lines to show support for the $8 billion project that would
President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address calls climate change the greatest threat to future generations
second-to-last State of the Union address http://www.whitehouse.gov/sotu (is there a direct link to the archived video?) Obama confirmed prior news reports that he would use the speech to
Barack Obama will officially add methane to his list of climate offenders in the new plan he’ll outline in his upcoming State of the Union address. New methane regulations are the key to reaching
Good news for the environment: President Obama’s veto on the Keystone XL pipeline bill will likely stand, with the Senate being about four votes shy of being able to override his decision. Senator
While it might not seem immediately obvious, the foods we choose have environmental impacts that can be far-reaching. Now congress is attempting to silence the voices of top nutrition experts who are
On Tuesday, Barack Obama passed a ban on drilling in Alaska's Bristol Bay, saying that the area is "one of America's greatest natural resources ... a beautiful natural wonder." The bay is "something
When the Republicans take control of the Senate in January, one very, very terrifyingly dense individual is going to be handed the keys to the environment committee—Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), an
If you've checked Facebook in the past week or so you probably know that the Keystone XL Pipeline bill failed in the Senate, despite aggressive attempts by Mary Landrieu (D-LA) to ensure its passing.
Survey results published in the journal Nature Climate Change this week have proven dumbfounding, to say the least. The results suggested that for Americans "personal experience with weather or
Solar and wind energy have long struggled to compete with conventional energy sources on two fronts: dispatch and cost. However, new U.S. industry data outlined in the New York Times reveals the cost of
While everyone's attention was focused on the Senate and the Keystone XL decision on Tuesday, some pretty shocking stuff was quietly going on in the House of Representatives. The GOP-dominated House
When Senate majority is handed to the GOP, a Republican will become the chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee. And Senator Jim Inhofe, one of the most outspoken climate change deniers in
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