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State of the Union addresses are wearying rituals, in which stitched-together lists of never-gonna-happen goals are woven into idealistic catchphrases, analyzed as rhetoric by an unqualified panel of poetry-critic-for-a-night political reporters, ...
Fracking separates fossil fuels from rock more than a mile underground. The drilling technique, a boon for the natural gas industry this past decade, also divides environmentalists. Greens, locally and globally, are losing sight of their common ...
Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, a measure of the condition, capacity, and maintenance of the nation’s vital systems, accounting for their ability to meet future needs ...
Clean energy research and low-carbon transportation are priorities in President Obama's $3.7 trillion budget request. But the document unveiled yesterday offers only a modest stab at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate
Poor management has hampered a U.S. program to develop technology to capture carbon-dioxide emissions, the Energy Department inspector general said in a report that raises new questions about a clean-energy initiative backed by the 2009 economic
With few options available for financing his clean-energy ambitions, President Obama on Friday will propose diverting $2 billion in revenue from federal oil and gas leases over the next decade to pay for research on advanced vehicles, White House ...
More than three dozen national security officials, members of Congress and military leaders are warning of the threat climate change
poses to U.S. national security, the latest in an indicator that U.S. intelligence and national security circles ...
With the State of the Union address coming up on Tuesday, liberals are wondering how President Barack Obama will set the tone for major progressive priorities in his second term. By giving climate change
a prominent mention in his second ...
President Obama is expected to launch a serious second-term push on climate change
with his State of the Union address.
legislation dead in Congress, green groups are hopeful that Obama will follow the “we must act” mantra ...
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who announced Friday that he’s stepping down, is leaving with a warning that the U.S. must confront climate change
“Ultimately we have a moral responsibility to the most innocent victims of adverse climate
Chinese coal consumption surged for a 12th consecutive year in 2011, with the country burning 2.3 billion tons of the carbon-emitting mineral to run power plants, industrial boilers and other equipment to support its economic
and population ...
"The Himalayan glaciers are receding, agricultural yields are stagnating, dry days have increased, and patterns of monsoon have become unpredictable. India is increasingly seeing the effects of climate change
– Jairam Ramesh, Former ...
“We will respond to the threat of climate change
, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging ...
President Barack Obama's promise to attack climate change
is likely to light a fire under federal agencies slow to comply with a mandate to cut energy use - which could be very good news for companies that specialize in systems that save ...
President Barack Obama will renew his push to spur investment in renewable energy projects that create jobs as a key part of his second-term strategy for tackling climate change
, a top White House policy adviser said on Thursday.
The world must spend an additional $14 trillion on clean energy infrastructure, low-carbon transport and energy efficiency to meet the United Nations’ goal for capping the rise in average global temperatures, according to a World Economic
Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise appearance on Jan. 20 at the Green Ball, an inaugural event for environmental groups--and his message to the crowd couldn`t have been more welcome:
I`ll tell you what my green dream is: that we ...
A week after he won the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama addressed a gathering of governors and other officials in Los Angeles, assuring them that global warming would be a top priority for his first term. "Now is the time to confront ...
As President Barack Obama prepares to take the oath of office for the second time, he has promised that climate change
will be a priority in his second term. The chances that significant climate
action will actually happen, however, remain slim, ...
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change
. After promising in 2008 that his presidency would be "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal," ...
Let`s just accept it: America`s current political and economic
systems are incapable of responding adequately to climate change
. As things stand, reducing carbon emissions - or more broadly, shifting to sustainability - is a kind of add-on, a ...
President Barack Obama may consider a summit on climate change
during his second term, but that is not fast enough for the editors of the MIT Technology Review. Dismissing the accomplishments and goals the administration touts, the group has ...
For environmentalists, the name Chuck Hagel is synonymous with America's abandonment of the world's only climate change
But with Hagel facing myriad attacks as President Obama's likely nominee for secretary of Defense, the man ...
Amid the crises and battles, both predictable and unforeseeable, that you will face over the next four years, one problem will stand out both for the economic
and social dangers it poses and for the difficulty and cost of solving it. Whether you ...
Yes, elections do have consequences, and those associated with a likely continuation of disastrous Obama administration energy policies will be huge. Now in this coming new year, with his hold on the Oval Office secure for a final term, the ...