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  • Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms

    Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms
    Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive. The complaints from House of Representatives...
  • This year may be warmest on record as oceans heat up, experts say

    This year may be warmest on record as oceans heat up, experts say
    Record high ocean temperatures will make 2014 the hottest year on record, or at least among the very warmest, in evidence of a long-term trend of global warming, the U.N.'s weather agency said on Wednesday. Including this year, 14 of the 15 most...
  • UN climate talks risk collapse as China clashes with U.S.

    UN climate talks risk collapse as China clashes with U.S.
    U.N. talks on slowing climate change were threatened with collapse on Saturday after China clashed with the United States and led emerging nations to reject a compromise outline of an agreement. With talks already in overtime because of deadlock after...
  • Kerry tells rich, poor to make climate deal to avoid 'tragedy'

    Kerry tells rich, poor to make climate deal to avoid 'tragedy'
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Thursday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N. deal next year to fight climate change, saying time was running out to reverse a course "leading to tragedy." He also took aim at...
  • EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices

    EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices
    As President Obama weighs whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, federal environmental officials gave him a new reason Tuesday to reject it: declining oil prices. The Environmental Protection Agency is cautioning the White House...
  • Global warming debate heats up

    Global warming debate heats up
    Evidence that the global warming debate is a controversial and often hot issue was demonstrated last week by a heated local debate on the subject at a local synagogue that raised more than a few temperatures. The venue was Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor in...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry

    U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during talks in Europe next week. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Polluter fees in California could boost state budget, analysts say

    California could generate much more revenue from fees on polluters than Gov. Jerry Brown expects, legislative analysts say in a report released Thursday. Administration officials have estimated $1.7 billion in revenue from the fees by June 30, 2016, the...
  • NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers

    NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers
    New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's mayoral ban will...
  • Just as oil starts to lose its grip, the Saudis' low prices pull us back

    Just as oil starts to lose its grip, the Saudis' low prices pull us back
    To maintain their dominance of energy markets, suppliers of traditional carbon-based energy have never been afraid to play hardball. Massive advertising campaigns and intense congressional lobbying, built on huge levels of campaign finance, are routine in...
  • Why we need to address population growth's effects on global warming

    Why we need to address population growth's effects on global warming
    Earlier this month, Pope Francis made news when he said that not only was climate change real, but it was mostly man-made. Then, last week, he said that couples do not need to breed “like rabbits” but rather should plan their families...