John Podesta

File photo of a glacier.   (Photo credit: MARIO GOLDMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Most Himalayan Glaciers Staying Stable Almost Corresponds To Hiatus In Global Warming Over Past Decade

A new study has found that most Himalayan glaciers are stable and in a steady state compared to the results of other studies carried out for the period prior to 2001.


President Barack Obama answers reporters' questions during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Strategist: Having This Climate Debate Now ‘Will Only Injure Democrats’

Within weeks, President Barack Obama’s administration is set to unveil unprecedented emissions limits on power plants across the U.S., much to the dismay of many Democratic candidates who are running for election in energy-producing states.


Center for American Progress Co-founder John Podesta moderates a panel discussion during a conference commemorating the 10th anniversary of the center at the Astor Ballroom of the St. Regis Hotel on Oct. 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report Uses Phrase ‘Climate Disruption’ As Another Way To Say Global Warming

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.


White House counselor John Podesta speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington on Feb. 18, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Counselor: ‘We Are Undergoing A Revolution’ In The Way Our Personal Info Is Collected, Analyzed

Government, business and academic leaders gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Monday to discuss whether new policies are needed to regulate the use of big data, the large and complex sets of electronic information being used by companies to market products, researchers to study health problems, and as a government surveillance tool.