The Obama administration unveils historic rules cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent, spurring prospects for a global deal to end climate change but setting up a battle over the environment in this year's midterm elections.
If left unchecked, the effects of climate change on basic crops – like rice, wheat and corn – could drive up the price of popular breakfast cereals over the next 15 years, a report from Oxfam International argues.
The National Weather Service said Tuesday was the rainiest day since at least 1880 in Pensacola, Florida. While it probably wouldn't be correct to say that climate change caused Pensacola’s floods, it surely made them more likely.
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, whose district includes 11 Superfund sites, requested details on how the Environmental Protection Agency deals with the pollution that’s left behind by treating and shipping toxic waste across the country and whether it’s looked into alternative cleanup methods.