Politics

Climate & Energy

Pope hangs out with mayors, gets them to make climate pledges

Sixty mayors from around the world gathered at the Vatican and got encouragement from Pope Francis for their plans to cut CO2 emissions.

Here’s what President Trump will do in his first 100 days

All men may be created equal, but all presidents certainly are not.

Climate & Energy

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich believes in climate change. But he doesn’t want to fix it

Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn't "want to overreact" to global warming.

Climate & Energy

Why so many Republicans can’t resist climate denial

Climate change unites the religious right and big business, and GOP politicians cower before those two interest groups.

Climate & Energy

Hillary Clinton rakes in money from fossil fuel interests

Fundraisers for her campaign include oil execs and dirty energy lobbyists, so no surprise she doesn’t have a bold climate agenda.

Climate & Energy

Coal company demonstrates impressive feats of climate denial

A document by Peabody Energy argues that “there are no demonstrated foreseeable effects of any GHG emissions.”

Climate & Energy

Big Coal is freaking out over this latest Obama move

Mountaintop-removal miners have a long tradition of polluting and burying streams. New rules would make them clean up their act a little.

Climate & Energy

Obama is paving the way for success in Paris

Thanks to the president’s diplomacy with developing countries, a global climate deal is a lot closer than seemed possible a year ago.

Climate & Energy

States are polluting less and their economies are doing just fine

Even as power plant pollution has decreased in a big majority of states, economic growth has continued, a new report finds.