Obama Will Use Veto to Defend Climate Change Plan If Necessary

Barack Obama

President will use all powers available to push through Clean Power Plan to cut carbon emissions from power stations, says White House.

California Has the Country’s Most Ambitious Climate Goals. Will They Go Up in Smoke?

Deforestation caused by wildfires, development, and agriculture could be a major source of carbon emissions in California. Mark Rightmire/ZUMA

The case for saving trees.

We Could Stop Global Warming With This Fix—But It’s Probably a Terrible Idea

Mount Pinatubo erupting in 1991 Bullit Marquez/AP

Ken Caldeira on geoengineering.

How Coal-Loving States Are Waging War on Obama’s New Climate Rules

Obama's climate plan calls for power plants in Virginia like this to be closed or renovated. Ed Lallo/ZUMA

ALEC is helping local lawmakers fight the Clean Power Plan.

How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

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A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

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