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President Obama was an open supporter of protecting the environment. During his term, the Environmental Protection Agency instated a smog rule in an effort to regulate and decrease the amount of pollution in the air. Donald Trump wants to reverse these rules, which are important to protect public health.
Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's outdated tax code.
Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces an uncertain future -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan far past 2020.
The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But that public input could come back to haunt them.
Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses that invest in energy storage.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
The Heartland Institute plans to mail a climate-denial information packet to 200,000 science teachers this year. And educators are pushing back hard at what they described as a climate skeptic manifesto.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness."
U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations, including a rule that requires government agencies to account for the social cost of carbon. It's the the rollback of this provision that could do the most long-term damage, some experts say.
One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how his executive actions will affect coal jobs.