posted on February 5, 2016 at 3:50 PM
President Barack Obama wants oil companies to pay a $10 fee for every barrel of oil to help fund investments in clean transportation that fight climate change.
posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:25 PM
Presidential politics overshadowed the 10th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit this week, but that didn’t mean the infrastructure of the industry wasn’t discussed in the event held in the Hawkeye State.
posted on January 22, 2016 at 3:42 PM
In what environmentalists hailed as a victory for efforts to curb climate change, an appeals panel in Washington on Thursday rebuffed efforts to delay enforcement of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions until legal...
posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:50 PM
Expecting a baby with the new year, Iowa State University engineering doctoral student Marty Haverly has been thinking a lot about the climate challenges future generations face.
posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:39 PM
The president delivered his final State of the Union this week, laying out a plan for his final year in office. One of Obama’s priorities will be building a global coalition that he says will be helpful in diffusing conflicts and building economies.
posted on December 31, 2015 at 5:43 PM
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D – Rhode Island: “At $50 per barrel, this pipeline could already be a zombie pipeline…dead man walking.
The Keystone Pipeline was billed as a way to move oil from the tar sands of Canada...
posted on December 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM
Maritime historians, climate scientists and ordinary citizens are coming together on a project to study 19th-century whaling ship logbooks to better understand modern day climate change.
posted on December 18, 2015 at 2:16 PM
The talks were difficult and sometimes teetered on the brink of collapse. Every country made compromises to get the deal done, but some got more than others by the time the gavel dropped.
posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:01 PM
First proposed by economists in the 1960s, a pollution permit market remained mostly an academic idea until President George H. W. Bush championed it as a way of getting power plants to cut emissions of sulfur dioxide, which leads to acid rain....
posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:23 PM
World leaders stare down global climate change in the City of Lights. An agricultural giant looks to reduce its carbon footprint. The new frontier for genetically modified organisms. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM
The goal for world leaders is mammoth in Paris – sweeping global agreement to cut carbon emissions—all to be negotiated in the next two weeks.
posted on December 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM
To be carbon neutral, Monsanto must reduce its net emission of climate-changing carbon to zero.
posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:12 PM
You can't say we haven't been warned. The upcoming climate summit in Paris is just the latest chapter in the surprisingly long history of grappling with global warming, a history that began with the discovery of the greenhouse effect in the 19th...
posted on October 23, 2015 at 3:54 PM
With each upward degree, global warming will singe the economies of three-quarters of the world's nations.
posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM
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.