Putting a price on carbon could be an important part of a comprehensive American program, combined with carbon limits under
The issues confronting America's energy sector today are arguably more complex and urgent than at any other time in the nation's history. We are the middle of a very disruptive energy revolution.
It is hard to explain the way carbon, methane and ozone in the atmosphere cause the Earth to heat up. It is easier, I am telling my environmentalist friends, to understand that we will not be able to swim in the oceans.
Last year's Paris Climate Agreement at COP21 marked a paradigm shift in the international response to climate change. Few can deny that COP21, thanks in part to Europe's leadership, achieved the first multilateral climate agreement since the Kyoto Protocol.
Earth Day is one of the best times of the year to remember responsible environmental stewardship appeals to all Americans.
Philanthropies also can be patient with their grants and measure returns over longer time horizons, as well as pursue cross
Some observers immediately suggested that the stay vote portends the Plan's eventual defeat if it returns to the Supreme Court on the merits. That conclusion is unwarranted, in my view.
Just days after the federal court of appeals in Washington rejected their bid to block President Obama's Clean Power Plan, the coal industry and its political allies are pleading for immediate relief from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of the Obama Administration's climate protection actions, got a big boost last week when the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejected bids by the coal industry and its political allies for a "stay" of implementation.
Progress brings a new burden: to tell the history of how the air got cleaned up. And to get across what it will take to meet future challenges -- like curbing climate change.