A new United Nations report is warning that fossil fuels must be entirely phased out by the end of the century in order to avoid dangerous and irreversible damage to the Earth's climate. The Intergovernmental
Climate change crusader Tom Steyer watched Gov. Jerry Brown's swearing-in Monday morning from the gallery of the Assembly chamber -- and he liked what he saw. Brown dedicated a significant portion of inaugural
President Barack Obama on Friday pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to an international fund to help poor countries cope with the effects of climate change, putting the issue front and center of the
For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that 2014
Even with the first significant storm in nearly two months dropping snow on the Sierra Nevada, Thursday's mountain snowpack measurements were the lowest for the date in more than a half-century of record
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change.
Green World Rising, one episode of a four-part documentary series produced in collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, is a clarion call to save our species. U.N. delegates and the world's leading scientists
From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally
California’s biggest trees are doing a disappearing act, and researchers say the disturbing pattern may be strongly driven by climate change. A study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the
The GOP approach will take our country backward. President Obama is moving our nation into the future. President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to tackling climate change in his State of the Union Address.
Courts Deep-Six Details of Chevron's Relationship to Shady Characters in Cover-up of Ecuador Environmental Disaster
After more than two decades of litigation, Chevron continues to protect a series of shady characters who haye been instrumental in trying to sabotage a legal case brought by indigenous groups over environmental
© Curt Carnemark/World Bank Scientists declared this past year as the warmest year on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, and a series of scientific reports found glaciers melting and extreme weather
What happens after we die? Are we snuffed out like lights, or do we continue to exist in some way? Those are age-old questions, for sure. But a provocative new study on near-death experiences suggests
Single-sex teaching remains one of the most polarising issues in education, unresolved by decades of research, but the evidence from some schools is showing that whatever doubts remain it belongs in the
Small deceptions for the greater good are at the heart of "The Good Lie" about a handful of Sudanese "lost boys" who were resettled in the U.S. The most obvious deception is the notion that Reese Witherspoonis
Everybody lies. Defendants, lawyers, witnesses, husbands, and even law students. And as our anti-hero Annalise Keating points out, that makes pretty much everyone unknowable -- so much for an uplifting
The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Mitch McConnell claims in a TV ad to have “shocking” video evidence from Alison Lundergan Grimes’ “own staff” to prove “Grimes is lying” about support
To the editor: Well I, for one, am breathing easier since two of the most heinous bad guys have been taken off our streets. I refer to former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and ex-state Sen.
A bill requiring sex education classes to teach an abstinence-only curriculum moved closer to becoming a law in Utah Wednesday. The state House passed HB 363 in a 45-28 vote following extensive debate.