The proportion of Americans found to be "alarmed" by climate change has doubled in five years, the pollsters behind a nationwide survey revealed on Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) thinks that the Green New Deal is bad for Democrats in 2020, which is why he will be bringing it to the Senate floor for a vote.
As Republicans try to take down the Green New Deal proposal over a glitchy rollout with some missteps, Democrats are.not backing down from the larger point.
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Rising Democratic star Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Democratic Senator Ed Markey on Thursday laid out the goals of a "Green New Deal" to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in 10 years, setting a high bar for Democrats, who plan to make climate change a central issue in the 2020 presidential race.
The administration concluded that the cost businesses have to pay for the environmental protections are too high to justify the clear health benefits.
Outdoor retailer Patagonia called Donald Trump's corporate tax cut "irresponsible" and pledged to donate its $10 million handout to fight climate change.
The fact that some Republicans are willing to support action to protect the environment suggests that the politics of the issue could be shifting.
By Ron Bousso
LONDON (Reuters) – Top oil and gas companies jointly spent around 1 percent of their 2018 budgets on clean energy, but investments by Europe‘s giants vastly outpaced their U.S. and Asian rivals, a study showed.
By Sharon Bernstein and Noel Randewich
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Search teams have recovered the remains of at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest single wildland blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.
By Rod Nickel and David Gaffen
(Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Montana has halted construction of the Keystone XL pipeline designed to carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States, drawing a sharp rebuke on Friday from President Donald Trump.
The city of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban the privatisation of its water and sewerage systems, in what supporters say is the first large U.S. jurisdiction to take such a step.
The loss for the administration means it now faces a high-profile examination of U.S. climate change policy during the trial that was due to begin on Oct. 29 in Eugene, Oregon but has since been postponed by the judge.
By Lee van der Voo
EUGENE, Ore. (Reuters) – Activists rallied in Oregon and other states on Monday in support of young plaintiffs whose lawsuit against the U.S. government over the impact of climate change is under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The states, including California, New York, Illinois, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, called the Trump administration proposal "unlawful" and "reckless" in a 143-page document reviewed by Reuters ahead of its filing later Friday. The states have vowed to sue if regulators move forward with the proposal.
By Steve Holland
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rekindled his criticism of California’s wildfire prevention steps and threatened to withhold billions of dollars of federal funding amid one of the most destructive fire seasons on record.
Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the U.S. Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise.
A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, halting plans for the first licensed trophy hunts of the region's grizzlies in more than 40 years.
The Trump Administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to ease regulations on the industry.
Florence kept dumping rain on North Carolina on Sunday and officials warned residents that "the worst is yet to come" from a storm that has already killed at least eight people, as rivers inland were likely to flood.
By Nichola Groom
(Reuters) – California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill requiring the state to source electricity from exclusively carbon-free sources by 2045, a move aimed at combating climate change that clashes with U.S. President Donald Trump‘s pro-fossil fuel policies.