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Senate Agrees Climate Change Is Real, But Can’t Agree On Cause

In a series of votes, the Republican-run Senate passed measures acknowledging the planet’s climate is changing but refused to point the blame at human activity.

01/21/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

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Study: Hotter Days in U.S. Mean Less Cold Cash

Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics.

12/15/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Fle photo. Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Being Selective Speaking About Policy Issues

Hillary Rodham Clinton offered praise for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to stave off deportation for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But the Democrats’ favored presidential hopeful has been less forthcoming on other issues in these early days of the 2016 contest.

11/26/2014

A federal judge in Pittsburgh is declaring that President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Staking Final Two Years In White House On Climate Change

With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he’s gone.

11/18/2014

President Obama made the pledge at the University of Queensland ahead of the G20 summit in Brsibane. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pledges $3 Billion To Help Poor Countries Confront Climate Change

The money will go to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.

11/14/2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It Doesn’t Change Things Much': US-China Climate Pact Won’t Slow Warming

Don’t expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world’s rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.

11/13/2014

Hackers from China were able to breach government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Confirms Climate Agency Websites Hacked

Hackers from China were able to breach government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service.

11/12/2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Climate Change Accord With China ‘Historic Agreement’

The United States and China unveiled ambitious targets Wednesday to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of a make-or-break treaty to be finalized next year.

11/12/2014

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