Latest Politics of global warming Stories
President Barack Obama and his administration will enter 2011 pushing for new regulations and diplomacy to fight climate change, but will have to deal with stiff challenges from opponents.
WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today regarding President Obama's announcement of a National Fuel Efficiency Policy, which will include the first nationwide standards for vehicle fuel mileage and emissions: "President Obama and Congress are working together in a comprehensive way to create new jobs by spurring a clean energy economy and exporting American innovation to the rest of the world.
Blue Green Alliance Releases Principles for Cap-and-Trade Legislation Necessary to Put Americans Back to Work MINNEAPOLIS, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four labor unions and two environmental organizations today announced their support for comprehensive cap-and-trade climate change legislation in 2009.
An U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finding on the dangers of global warming could force a change in national policy, environmental groups said. The conclusion that greenhouse gas emissions are dangerous was sent to the White House on Friday, The Washington Post reported.
Historic Vote Occurs as World Leaders Negotiate International Climate Deal SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.
Many Californians say they arenâ€™t willing to take part in the states efforts to fight global warming if it means a drastic increase in energy costs, according to a new survey.
The news that the Bush administration will do nothing to regulate greenhouse gas emissions probably comes as no surprise to New Jerseyans, from Governor Corzine on down, who are working to reduce the effects of global warming.
WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Moulton, Director of Climate Policy at The Wilderness Society, released the following statement today in response to the decision of the Administrator of the U.S.
By JOSEPH COLEMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RUSUTSU, Japan The world's top industrialized nations begin their annual summit today. Global warming, a slowing world economy and continued efforts to alleviate world hunger and poverty will be on the agenda.