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  • Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

    Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency. Obama offered no indication of whether he'll...
  • Climate change may flatten famed surfing waves

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. On a summer day in 1885, three Hawaiian princes surfed at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on crudely constructed boards made from coastal redwoods, bringing the sport to the North American mainland. Today their wave-riding...
  • EU moves ahead with greenhouse gas trading reform

    European Union lawmakers have backed plans to reform the EU's vast greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme to protect it from fluctuations in the economy. The system sets limits on certain greenhouse gases that factories and power plants can emit and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama plan betrays promise to wean Americans from fossil fuels

    The Obama administration just released a new offshore oil and gas drilling plan, to be finalized after public comment. It includes proposals for opening areas 50 miles offshore along the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia, and new portions of...
  • Kaiser joins Google, Apple in buying clean energy

    OAKLAND, Calif. Google and Apple are not the only big companies harnessing California's sunshine and wind to power their workplaces. Health care giant Kaiser Permanente will announce Wednesday that it has signed deals to buy electricity from a new wind...
  • Report: NYC climate to grow hotter, wetter, with more storms

    A new climate report is finding that temperatures and sea levels are rising in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio's office released the New York City Panel on Climate Change's 2015 report on Tuesday. The reports said that annual temperatures are...
  • The White House�walks away from clean coal

    On the banks of the Illinois River, about 60miles west of the state capital in Springfield, an old coal-fired power plant sits waiting for its future to arrive. First opened in 1948, it's been dormant since 2011, when its owner, St. Louis-based Ameren,...
  • Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'

    Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'
    Global warming will bring the "unprecedented" risk of a decades-long mega-drought in the American Southwest and Great Plains during the second half of the century, researchers claim. The forecast, which was published online Thursday in the new journal...
  • Delaware panel eyes effects of climate change

    A state panel charged with studying and preparing for climate change impacts in Delaware says its report and recommendations will soon be available to the public. The Governor's Committee on Climate and Resiliency, which was charged by an executive order...