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Why The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is Facing Difficulties
Climate Change

A tentative agreement reached Thursday by a group of ten senators, five Republicans and five Democrats, aimed at overhauling the nation's infrastructure system, as called for by President Joe Biden,…

Seth Meyers: Rep. Louie Gohmert's Orbit Question Was Dumb In Any Case
Climate Change

Seth Meyers is astounded by Republicans' willingness to go to great lengths to avoid dealing with climate change. During a rant Thursday night about the “culture war nonsense” peddled by much of th…

Carbon Dioxide Levels Have Exceeded Pre-Industrial Levels By 50%
Climate Change

The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached a new perilous level: it is now 50% higher than when the industrial age began. Scientists reported on Monday tha…

Senate Progressives Warn Joe Biden That He Will Need Their Votes As Well.
Joe Biden

As infrastructure talks enter a new phase this week, progressives are reminding Joe Biden's administration that Sen. Joe Manchin (W. Va.) is not the only Democrat who requires attention. Biden form…

Biden Takes Steps To Restore Endangered Species Protections Abandoned By Trump
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it is canceling or reviewing a slew of Trump administration actions aimed at weakening protections for endangered or threatened species, with the goa…

Climate Change Is A 'Crime' That Humanity Has Inflicted On The Planet, According To David Attenborough
Climate Change

In an interview that aired Sunday, renowned naturalist David Attenborough called climate change a "crime" committed by humanity against the planet, questioning why society should have the right to c…

Biden Experiences Difficulties With Climate Skeptics
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden's relationship with climate activists is beginning to resemble a rollercoaster ride, complete with highs and lows, twists and turns, and the occasional full stomach drop. On Fri…

Climate Activists Claim A New Victory After Exxon's Board Of Directors Elects A Third Member.
Climate Change

Climate activists won yet another victory against Exxon Mobil on Wednesday, when a third member of the oil giant's board was elected, raising the stakes for the company amid criticism that it has do…

The Trump-era Oil Leases In The Arctic Refuge Will Be Suspended By The Biden Administration.
Joe Biden

The Biden administration suspended all Trump-era oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday while it conducts its own investigation into how fossil fuel drilling would…

Climate Activists Are The Winners Of A Bid To Add New Members To Exxon's Board Of Directors.
Climate Change

Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders elected two new board members on Wednesday, in a dramatic move spearheaded by activist investors that could force the oil giant to better address climate change and ev…

Jane Goodall Warns That Unless We Make Peace With Nature, We Can Expect More Deadly Pandemics.
Jane Goodall

Most people envision a khaki-clad primatologist plopped down in the dirt beside a wild chimp, but for much of the last 18 months, the 87-year-old has spent almost every day in the same habitat: on a…

Is Big Oil At A Crossroads?
Business

Three of the world's largest oil companies faced a climate change reckoning on Wednesday, as shareholder revolts and a landmark court ruling increased pressure on them to reduce emissions. The firs…