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Tunisia Recognizes Climate Change In Its Constitution
Tunisia becomes the third country in the world to do so, but is it as progressive a step as environmentalists would hope?
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?
Frank Lautenberg: The Senate Loses an Environmental Champion
The oldest living senator leaves behind a legacy of environmental and public health protection—but doesn’t live to see chemical safety reform
Obama Nominates a Fighter and an Engineer at the EPA and the Energy Department
President Obama announces new nominees to head the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy—and both candidate will be tested in the years ahead.
Why the Debt Crisis Has Trumped the Climate Crisis—at Least in D.C.
Washington media and politicians are certain that something must be done—and soon—about the debt crisis. But climate change rarely gets that kind of traction. Why it matters which crisis we choose
Can An Outdoorsy CEO Manage the Interior Department’s Split Personality?
REI chief Sally Jewell gets the nod to become President Obama’s next Interior Secretary. She’ll try to balance the department’s conservation and economic responsibilities
Outgoing Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s Parting Warning on Warming
The Nobel prize-winning physicist brought rare intelligence to the Presidential Cabinet—and an abiding concern about global warming.
Obama Talks Climate Change. California Is Acting on It
Obama warmed the hearts of environmentalists when he called for climate action during his Inaugural Address, but political realities may tie his hand. In California, things are very different
Obama Talked Climate Change in His Inaugural Address. Now Can He Do Something About It?
After a disappointing first term, environmentalists are hoping for action on climate change from President Obama—and he promised to deliver. But what can he actually do?