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Obama Touts Fuel-Efficient Trucks in Prince George’s County

Drawing a link between reduced fuel consumption and climate change, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that his administration will issue tougher fuel-efficiency standards for delivery trucks by March 2016.

02/18/2014

Warning that weather-related disasters will only get worse, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. must rethink the way it uses water as he announced new federal aid to help drought-stricken California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Obama: US Must Debate Use Of Water

Warning that weather-related disasters will only get worse, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. must rethink the way it uses water as he announced new federal aid to help drought-stricken California.

02/14/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Seeking $1B From Congress To Help Communities Manage Climate Change Effects

President Barack Obama will offer millions of dollars in federal aid for drought-stricken California during a visit with farmers and ranchers Friday and outline plans to seek $1 billion from Congress to help communities manage the effects of climate change.

02/14/2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addresses the White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Department of Interior on Dec. 5, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Agriculture Secretary: Climate Change Already Hurting American Farmers

Climate change is already hurting American farmers and rural residents, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday, warning that the U.S. would regret any failure to adapt and prepare for shifting weather realities.

02/06/2014

Security personnel walk in the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on Jan. 9, 2014 in Alder, Russia. (credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Researchers: Global Warming May Make Most Cities Too Warm For Winter Games

Climate researchers have learned that global warming could threaten the potential for most cities to reasonably host the Winter Olympics in the future due to unfavorable weather conditions.

01/27/2014

NOAA registered 41 different weather disasters that did at least a billion dollars damage, including Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 6,000 people in the Philippines and Vietnam. (Getty Images)

NOAA: World In 2013 Was 4th Hottest On Record

The average world temperature was 58.12 degrees, tying with 2003 for the fourth warmest since 1880.

01/22/2014

File photo of the White House. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: ‘Climate Impacts Are Really Local’

When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.

12/10/2013

File photo taken inside Republican party headquarters on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pew: Tea Party, Republicans Divided On Global Warming

A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that the Republican party is divided on the matter of global warming.

11/04/2013

Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat as they are that cigarettes kill.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Worldwide Scientists: ’95 Percent’ Certainty Of Global Warming Won’t Convince Public

Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat as they are that cigarettes kill.

09/24/2013

Due to a complex system of measuring, a new study finds that global warming has been overestimated over the past twenty years.(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Global Warming Models Have Overestimated In Past 20 Years

Due to a complex system of measuring, a new study finds that global warming has been overestimated over the past twenty years.

09/15/2013

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