Obama Urged by Environmental Groups to Take on Climate Change In Next Term


Activists step up pressure on president to turn vague promises made since re-election into concrete policies for the future.

Here’s How to Clean Up Dirty, Old Power Plants


A nuanced plan that might actually work, if Obama goes in for it.

From Coffee Cups to Climate Change, Do Local Efforts Really Matter?


Does climate action make a difference if not everyone is on board?

Climate Change Is Happening Now – A Carbon Price Must Follow

NASA Goddard Photo and Video/Flickr

The extreme weather events of 2012 are what we have been warning of for 25 years, but the answer is plain to see.

Baby Steps Expected at Doha Climate Meeting


Negotiators meet for yet another year of slow progress on combating climate change.


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