Tag archives for climate change
The super blooms across California have been spectacular this spring. The Whitewater Preserve outside of Palm Springs is just one many examples of the landscape coming alive with color.
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several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's outdated tax code.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.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
The "father" of climate science, James Hansen, recently embraced a proposal by GOP elders to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax that would pay dividends to every legal resident in the U.S.
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.
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.
Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. 17 House Republicans have signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.”
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind, and the EPA's D.C. offices were reportedly flooded with calls.
The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a rule made during the Obama administration.
A group of high-stakes investors has asked some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South America.