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Despite inaction over the past eight years, the United States still has a chance to reclaim a leading global role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

An act of civil disobedience at a coal-fired generator in DC shows the movement to halt global warming is now in its second act.

The underlying vision isn't capitalist or socialist but something humane, local and accountable.

Hyper-individualism has damaged society, the planet and our private lives. We need a politics that calls us to work together.

How grassroots activists in Hawaii threw a wrench into plans for an environmentally hazardous superferry.

America must step up and lead an international campaign to curb emissions. Done properly, it will green the planet and our wallets.

While we are busy addressing the economic meltdown, the worst droughts in history present a new, possibly bigger threat that there's no clear roadmap for fixing.

It felt like a dream a year ago, but a growing coalition of labor unions and environmentalists is putting real muscle into the idea that green jobs will help resolve the economic crisis.

Dr. Peter Gleick, founder and president of the Pacific Institute, weighs in on the severity and urgency of the global water crisis.

The nuclear power industry has dropped a $50 billion bomb into the Senate version of Obama's stimulus package for projects Wall Street wouldn't finance when it was flush.

Blogs

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015

The scariest conclusion of a new comprehensive study is that scientists have no clue what geoengineering would really do to the planet.

February 10, 2015

Because nothing says "I love you" like refusing to get vaccinated.

February 9, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

When all else fails: deny, deny, deny.

February 3, 2015

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015

Killing the pipeline for good would reveal that the incoming GOP majority has little to offer by way of an economic agenda.

January 6, 2015

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014