Governors promise action and vow to keep pursuing an environmental issue that is going nowhere in Washington.
Bye-Bye Carbon: The U.S. is (Slowly) Winning the Emissions War
New statistics show that the U.S.—thanks largely to fracking and energy efficiency—has energy-related CO2 emissions down 12% from the peak in 2007
Why We Don’t Care About Saving Our Grandchildren From Climate Change
A new study shows that human beings are too selfish to endure present pain to avert future climate change. That’s why we need win-win solutions now
Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to EPA Climate Regulations
The Court could complicate ongoing efforts to restrict U.S. greenhouse gas emissions via regulations
The Administrator: New EPA Head Gina McCarthy Has the Toughest Job in D.C.
The new head of the EPA had to wait some five months for confirmation. Now that she’s got the job, the really difficult part begins
Carbon Regulations and Keystone Silence: Previewing Obama’s Climate Speech
President Obama is set to give a major address on climate change today — one that won’t include the Keystone XL pipeline. Will carbon regulations make a real difference?
If Carbon Markets Can’t Work in Europe, Can They Work Anywhere?
Europe has always been at the forefront of global climate policy. But its landmark carbon market is on the brink of failure.
As the World Keeps Getting Warmer, California Begins to Cap Carbon
Carbon emissions keep rising and the world keeps getting hotter, but there’s little progress at the U.N. climate summit in Doha. If you want hope on climate change, though, look West—to California
U.N. Global Warming Summit: Heading Over the Climate Cliff
The U.N. climate summit is beginning in Middle Eastern city of Doha—but expectations are as low as they can be. Why can’t the world take the climate crisis seriously?