A faith-based appeal from more than 150 clergy against the Keystone XL pipeline. “We pray for you as you make your decision…”
Talking points released by the Obama grassroots arm caution members about demands from pipeline opponents. “OFA supports and respects the process as it is currently underway.”
Despite cries from the left, Obama’s grassroots arm says they won’t get involved in the pipeline debate. “OFA is not going to change its mission,” says an official.
The atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide has passed 400 parts per million for the first time in human existence.
Plus Aaron Paul and the word “bitch,” what it’s like to be chased by killer whales, and film-set photos by the Big Lebowski himself.
“Biden is known for speaking his mind and speaking the truth, and I think that’s what he did here,” an activist says.
“If you believe in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change. That certainly wasn’t because man had overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy.”
A new climate model shows the frequency of huge hurricanes skyrocketing as the planet warms.
Florida Republican stuck to climate change and marriage equality. “Just because I believe states should have the right to define marriage in the traditional way does not make me a bigot,” he said to applause.
Elephant seals, narwhals, and leopard seals are helping with research that could save their habitat.
With little chance of legislation in Washington, heads of state take the lead. “This is the field the game is going to be played on,” says Inslee.
Most of these ideas seem crazy, but at least we have options if things really go downhill.
“Government can’t control the weather.” Climate activists in Florida were hopeful for a different outcome.
Obama will threaten executive orders if Congress can’t pass its own energy and climate legislation.
Not a priority for the Democratic Senate, and a nonstarter in the Republican House. Lacking support from Congress, the president will have to go it alone.
The new bicameral task force on climate change could move forward with carbon tax legislation. “It can also help reduce our deficit,” says Waxman.
A new bicameral task force will make the case for Republicans to act on climate change. Another cap and trade bill not likely, says Whitehouse.
As the president looks to tackle legacy-defining issues like gun control and immigration, bipartisan murmurs on the Hill grow louder. “They’re not talking to anybody.”
The Nikita star is one of the animal rights organization’s most vocal supporters.
After selling off struggling cable network Current, the former vice president tells BuzzFeed that television is hurting democracy. He has nice things to say about Al Jazeera, though.
It may have hastened his fall in the Republican primary, but Huntsman is still pushing climate change. A harder line on big oil and corporate lobbyists.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that 2012 was the hottest year in American history, and they had the depressing maps to prove it.
Towns in Tasmania are burning, and the most heavily populated part of the country in New South Wales is fighting violent gusts of wind and vicious brush fires. The photos of the fires from space are incredible.
Hurricane Sandy restarted the conversation in Washington. Some of these ads are seriously depressing.
Obama and members of Congress have promised top billing to gun control, climate, immigration — and the list goes on. Something’s gotta give.
The goal: “Win the Twitter war on the climate cliff versus the fiscal cliff,” says Johnson. It hasn’t quite caught on.
She had “too much principle” to work on Keystone, says Tittel.
A pointed statement on the way out. “I spoke about the need to address climate change, but…”
Filmmaker James Balog describes it as watching “Manhattan breaking apart in front of your eyes.”
Naderev Saño fights tears at the final session of a climate change conference. “If not us, then who? If not now, then when?”