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

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

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

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But the battle isn’t over yet.

Climate Negotiators Are Working on History’s Most Important Mad Lib

Delegates to the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru, listen to opening remarks this morning. Paolo Aguilar/ZUMA

This week in Peru, delegates are creating the framework for a deal to fight global warming. Next year, they’ll fill in the blanks.

Will Obama Pull the Plug on Wind Energy?

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The president has threatened to veto a tax package that includes a lifeline for wind.

BREAKING: The Senate Just Voted Not to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is rounding up support for a Senate vote tomorrow on the Keystone XL pipeline. James Berglie/ZUMA

Republicans have vowed to try again next year when they control the Senate. 

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