Starting next week, everything you eat, breathe, use, and touch will put you further in debt to the planet. Each year, humans consume more resources than the planet can produce, putting us into "ecological debt" to the planet.
Unlike monetary debt, this over-budget spending can't be forgiven or wiped away.
Just into Obama's hypothetical second term, when the Bush tax cuts are poised to expire, could be the best time to enact a carbon tax.
Is Congress passing a bill? Then you can bet it's bad for the environment. The debt deal is no exception.
We're almost out of time to start dealing with climate change, a new report says. Emissions would need to peak in 2020 in order for the planet to escape real damage. So … yeah.
Related: "Expectations are not high at the moment" for the Durban round of climate talks, according to a UN official.
Radiation levels in some parts of the Fukushima plant are still deadly.
Americans like us some war, but to the tune of $4 trillion? In adjusted dollars, that's just short of what it cost us to whup the Nazis.
Here's a look at what we could have done with that money, had we spent it on something besides stoking Americans' confusion over whether or not the world's 1.5 billion 'Muslims' are in fact a monolithic group whose every member is a terrorist.