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.
Three Colorado cities passed moratoriums on hydraulic fracturing Nov. 6 by surprisingly high margins. Residents of Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins all voted by significant margins to reject gas and
Governments around the world are contributing to catastrophic climate change and blocking renewable energy alternatives by subsidizing the fossil fuel industry. A new report from British think tank the
In a decisive action some feared would never come, President Obama today signed an executive order that will begin to prepare the United States for the impacts of climate change. The order comes just one
Last June President Obama made a pledge to end coal financing abroad as part of an effort to stop climate change. After making the promise, the World Bank, where the US holds the most voting power, also
The ancient university town of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands is one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities. Groningen boasts around 300,000 bikes and only 75,000 cars, and it's a model