A historic wind farm began sending electricity to San Diego from Mexico this year. For the small rural community leasing the land, it offers a financial boon. But the entire project is being challenged in court, due to claims that…
When it comes to global greenhouse gas emissions, livestock are one of the worst offenders. The cattle industry is trying to get a grip on how to reduce its carbon footprint, and some believe that getting animals away from feedlots…
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
LE BOURGET, France -- Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and…
By Andrew Mach
Even as world leaders descend upon the city in hopes of reaching an agreement to halt climate change, the main variable setting apart the 2015 Paris Climate Conference are the realities of global security.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Eighteen years ago, the discussion was far more about average temperatures, not the freakish extremes. Now, scientists and others realize it is in the more frequent extremes that people are truly experiencing climate change.
By Saskia de Melker
While most people who install solar panels in Hawaii remain tied to the local electrical grid, others have managed to move off the grid completely. Here's how two men became grid defectors, and why they say it's only a matter…
By Gretchen Frazee
The UK plans to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2025 and replace the energy source largely with natural gas, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd announced Wednesday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Rejecting Keystone was the latest in a long and growing list of steps Obama has taken to try to show that the U.S. is leading the effort against global warming.
By PBS NewsHour
After years of consideration, President Obama formally rejected TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline application, which would have permitted oil from Canada's tar sands to flow to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries. Though the company and many Republican lawmakers argued it would benefit…
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama has rejected TransCanada's application to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline across the United States. He said Friday that “shipping dirtier crude oil into our country” would not increase America’s energy security.
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