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Pope Francis Talks Climate Change on His First U.S. Visit

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Pope Francis Talks Climate Change on His First U.S. Visit
It was a week of firsts in Washington D. C. as Pope Francis set foot in the U.S. for the first time, kicking off a six day three city visit. Full Story

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

posted on September 3, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip
The commander-in-chief kicked off a 3 day tour in Alaska early this week by addressing a State Department-sponsored summit on climate change in Anchorage. The president claimed man-made environmental problems threaten Alaskan homes and... Full Story

China, US Seek 'Clean Coal' Agreement as Industry Struggles

posted on August 28, 2015 at 4:14 PM

U.S. and Chinese officials are working on an agreement to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change. Full Story

Market to Market (August 7, 2015)

posted on August 7, 2015 at 6:53 PM

Market to Market (August 7, 2015)
Full Program: As forests burn, the USDA reaches deeper into its firefighting pocketbook. A looming El Nino could break western drought but will relief arrive in time, and the White House launches another salvo of global climate change cuts. Market analysis... Full Story

Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in hotter water

posted on July 17, 2015 at 3:53 PM

In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water. Full Story

White House: Action needed now to slow climate change

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:47 PM

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a new report Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. Full Story

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On

posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On
The president used his commencement speech this week to the Coast Guard Academy to say warming temperatures and rising tides pose a serious threat to global security. Meanwhile, Mother Nature didn't wait for discussion and kept bringing the rain... Full Story

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks. Full Story

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)
Full Program: The Obama administration ramps up its efforts to fight climate change. The Energy Department predicts prices at the pump will fall this summer to the lowest level in years. We’ll catch-up with a trio of Kansas brothers whose agricultural video... Full Story

Speaker enrolls Keystone bill, urges Obama to sign it

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it. Full Story

Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:34 PM

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy. Full Story

Nevada leads U.S. in per-capita growth in solar jobs

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM

The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Thursday. Full Story

Negotiators agree on early draft of U.N. climate deal

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:02 PM

U.N. negotiators on Friday produced an early draft of what eventually should become a landmark climate deal in Paris next December, piling on suggestions to make sure the document reflected every country's wishes. Full Story

Senate Says Climate Change Real, but Doesn't Agree on Cause

posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:43 AM

The Republican-controlled Senate acknowledged Wednesday that climate change is real but refused to say humans are to blame. Full Story

White House Says 16 Cities Leading U.S. on Climate

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM

The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change. Full Story
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