Obama on Climate Change: “No Challenge Poses a Greater Threat to Future Generations”

Mandel Ngan/AP

In his State of the Union speech, the president offered a defiant message to Congress.

Airpocalypse Now: Beijing’s Toxic Smog Measures “Beyond Index” Levels



5 Charts That Explain 2014′s Record-Smashing Heat


The Earth keeps getting warmer, and we’re to blame.

72 Percent of Republican Senators Are Climate Deniers

James Inhofe

These are the people who make our laws.

BREAKING: President Obama Will Veto Congress’ Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

But the battle isn’t over yet.


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