A bill calling for toxic oil dispersants to be used only as a last resort was quashed after the oil industry voiced its opposition.
Global warming was originally known as the Callendar Effect, in honor of an engineer who discovered it in 1938.
The European Union is imposing a two-year ban on three types of neonicotinoid pesticides that have been found to seriously mess with bees.
Foxx has improved public transit in Charlotte, N.C., starting a streetcar project and extending light rail, and he's installed electric-vehicle infrastructure.
A divestment campaign pushed by 350.org is spreading from colleges to cities. Boulder, Colo., Eugene, Ore., and Ithaca, N.Y. are also on board.
The group, founded by the Facebook boss and other tech titans to promote immigration reform, is financing ads that call for more oil exploration. What gives?
Rooftop solar systems could help keep the lights on after a terrorist attack on the power system, says the nation's top energy regulator.
Bipartisan legislation introduced this week in the House and Senate would require food containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled.
The group's board has unanimously endorsed a pathway to citizenship, a big shift after years of internal fighting over immigration.