Obama Pledges $3 Billion To Help Poor Countries Confront Climate ChangeThe money will go to the United Nations' Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.
House On Track To Easily Pass Keystone XL Oil Pipeline BillThe Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
Study: Global Warming Will Cause 50 Percent Increase In US Lightning Strikes By 2100Global warming will cause a 50 percent increase the number of lightning strikes in the United States by 2100, according to a new study.
'It Doesn't Change Things Much': US-China Climate Pact Won't Slow WarmingDon't expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world's rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.
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.
U.S, China Unveil Ambitious Climate Change GoalsPresident Obama promised to do more to keep down American carbon footprint and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to cap China's emissions in the future
Md. Astronaut Returns to Earth After 6 Months in ISSAn astronaut from Maryland who became a local social media sensation has returned to Earth after six months in orbit.
GOP In Charge: Eager To Move On Keystone XL, TaxesRepublicans say they are ready to move legislation approving the Keystone pipeline, trim Obamacare and cut taxes.
United Nations Panel: Climate Change Could Alter Male-Female RatioClimate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday.
GOP Candidates Treading Gingerly On Climate ChangeRepublicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
NASA Developing Drones To Help Fight FiresUnmanned military target drones are being outfitted with cameras and sensors in an effort to spot small fires before they burn out of control.
Partial Eclipse To Be Visible Thursday AfternoonA partial eclipse will be available from much of North America this Thursday, according to NASA.
Study: US Natural Gas Surge Won't Slow Global WarmingCheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.
Scientists: Current Time Period May One Day Be Called 'The Age Of Humans'People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.
D.C. Area Will Flood Daily in Just 30 Years, Study SaysJust three decades from now the District of Columbia and Annapolis will experience floods on a daily basis, sometimes twice a day, a recent report says.