The student-led demonstration was the "largest youth civil disobedience at the White House in a generation," organizers said.
Conservationists focus a lot of attention on imperiled islands. But if they're going to be inundated by rising seas, what's the point?
But there are some notable exceptions. Ahem.
The Obama administration has tentatively OK'd industry plans to conduct seismic tests in Atlantic waters. That could screw over marine mammals.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative collected about $1 billion from 2009 to 2012 and is expected to save $2 billion in lowered energy bills.
But new rules still don't go nearly far enough to protect communities along rail lines from explosions and fires.
ERM, which wrote the environmental study on Keystone XL, did dodgy and deceptive stuff, but none of it amounted to serious rule breaking, says the State Department's inspector general.
The government will spend $3 million to encourage farmers and ranchers to provide nutritious honeybee nectar in the Midwest.
Some leaders in Los Angeles and Sacramento are fed up with fracking, which sucks up lots of water even as the state is suffering through a drought.