A new study has revealed significant changes in air pollution levels in the Middle East, with economic crisis, humanitarian catastrophe, and war being contributing factors. High resolution satellites have
California lawmakers are finally getting serious about the worsening drought in the coastal state.
Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer jointly introduced a bill this week that outlines a host of
As the race to the White House heats up, Hillary Clinton is in the spotlight more than ever. Like her opponents, Clinton has begun issuing proposals for responding to climate change and the first phase
In Arizona, a heated struggle over a patch of land has pitted Native Americans against Republicans in Congress as Apache seek to regain continued protection for an area considered holy to their people.
The National Park Service operations budget has been cut 80 percent or nearly $190 million, in the last 4 years alone, but that's not enough for a group backed by the Charles G Koch Charitable Foundation.
Three of the world’s top source of greenhouse gases - the United States, Brazil, and China - all announced new goals on Tuesday that represent a serious commitment to clean energy and the health of our
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, 247-180, to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan until litigation on the plan has finished. The bill, called the Ratepayer Protection Act (H.R. 2042) goes to
The Environmental Protection Agency has just released what is being called the most comprehensive report on the impact of global emissions on climate change. Titled “Climate Change in the United States:
Although the cost of airfare has declined dramatically since the late 1970s, an invisible cost of flying is rising as more travelers take to the skies. Aviation currently accounts for only 2 percent of
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
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.
In 2014, 39% of American electricity is generated from the burning of coal, down from 52.8% in 1997. Though the fuel source has been steadily declining from its late 20th century peak due to competition
Recently presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, together with Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison proposed a bill entitled the "End Polluter Welfare Act," in which they seek to bring an end to the federal
All across the United States, from Boston, Massachusetts to Oakland, California, seed libraries and seed swaps help local gardeners and benefit communities in numerous ways. Seed libraries allow people to