Environment

  • August 15, 2005  

    Mayors across the country have united to pledge support for the Kyoto Protocol despite the Bush administration’s concerns the treaty to curb greenhouse gases will hurt the U.S. economy. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2005  

    Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the battle over the 100-year-old O’Shaughnessy Dam in Northern California. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2005  

    Tom Bearden of the NewsHour’s Science Unit takes a look at some upcoming rules on private cattle grazing on public land and the effects they may have. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    Syndicated Columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the passage of the new energy bill, CAFTA, the gun liability bill and the ongoing labor union dispute. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    The Senate passed a $14.5 billion energy bill Friday that includes tax breaks and other incentives to encourage increased domestic production of energy. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    Congress Friday passed a sweeping energy bill that provides billions in tax breaks and other incentives to boost domestic production from traditional and alternative sources. Experts discuss the positives and negatives of the bill. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2005  

    As President Bush heads to the three-day G-8 summit Tuesday, experts discuss possible solutions to international climate change, an issue that will be brought up at the summit. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2005  

    President Bush headed to Europe Tuesday for a three-day meeting with other industrial nations to discuss international economic issues. One of the topics on the G-8 agenda is climate change. Betty Ann Bowser of the Science Unit reports on the science and politics of climate change. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2005  

    The Senate passed an energy bill Tuesday that would double the use of corn-blended ethanol, bolster electricity grid reliability and offer $16 billion in tax breaks and incentives to improve domestic production. The House passed a separate energy bill in April. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2005  

    The Senate on Wednesday agreed to voluntary emissions reductions, rather than mandatory cuts, while debating a broader energy bill. Following a background report, analysts discuss the pros and cons of the energy bill and the next step for the Senate. Continue reading