In the wake of Washington and Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana, concerned cannabis users are beginning to realize that their high comes at a price to the planet. In an enormous buzzkill
Beijing's suffocating smog has been grabbing global headlines for the past year. And the disturbing images coming from the Chinese capital have spurred Premiere Li Keqiang to declare a "war on pollution."
At some point in April, the Nordic nation of Norway will become the first country in the world with one electric vehicle on the road for every 100 cars. Last September Norwegian auto buyers took to the
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is pulling out the big guns to save struggling honeybee populations, pledging millions of dollars to help ranchers and farmers nurture bee colonies for food production.
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices just confirmed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sufficient power to regulate carbon emissions. A case brought by 13 states and several power companies
Los Angeles just launched the city's first Bicycle Friendly Business District (BFBD) in Northeast L.A., and it will serve as a pilot program for a larger citywide initiative in 2015-16. The public-private
The famously smoggy Chinese capital of Beijing is finally doing something to curb its appalling air pollution. By a vote of 659-23, the Beijing Municipal People's Congress passed a new law that for the
Lengthy droughts, severe storms, epic floods and fires, and extreme temperatures have all wreaked havoc on the agricultural landscape in the past year, putting some ranchers and farmers out of business
Although the Senate finally passed the long-awaited Farm Bill on Tuesday, the Obama administration has plans to bypass the sluggish, gridlocked legislative branch to help farms face climate change. The
Hundreds gathered on a chilly night at Lafayette Square across from the White House to tell President Obama to keep his climate promise and stand up to the fossil fuel industry by rejecting the dirty tar
The first offshore wind project in the United States moved a step closer to reality this week when Cape Wind Associates inked a deal with German wind turbine manufacturer Siemens to provide 3.5 megawatt
Ohio Senators Joe Uecker (R-Loveland) and Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) have submitted a resolution in the state senate to ban the LEED rating system in public construction projects. Both senators claim that
In a statement on the status of the climate in 2013 released on Wednesday, the World Meteorological Association says this year is shaping up to be among the top ten warmest since records began in 1850.