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To protect our climate, the president must act today. To preserve his climate legacy, he has to keep fossil fuels in the ground -- and that means taking every measure he can to stop the export of America's dirty crude oil.
We have become a generation of people who refuse to give up the convenience of our lifestyles despite the severity of the problem we have collectively created.
Barack Obama and Franklin Delano Roosevelt came to the presidency from very different worlds and with very different temperaments, but they shared one defining trait: When the country was at risk and the Congress failed to act, the very cerebral Obama and the politically intuitive FDR both reached for and employed the executive powers inherent in the office to deal forcefully with the threats.
The Islamic State may be the most immediate challenge facing the Defense Department, but Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that one of the biggest long-term security threats to the U.S. isn't a terrorist group. It's climate change.
WASHINGTON -- The Islamic State may be the most immediate challenge facing the Defense Department, but Secretary Chuck Hagel
With global efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions stalled, cutting short-lived climate pollutants has emerged as an
The far-reaching plan marks Obama's most prominent effort yet to deliver on a major priority he laid out in his first presidential
Email and Twitter are flooded with joyful electrons in anticipation of Obama's big speech on global climate change Tuesday. Climate hawks also have a job to do. It's to demonstrate that there is political reward for leaders who confront the realities of global warming.
The Obama administration used a number of tools on climate and energy issues during the president's first term. But deeper in his toolbox are several authorities whose potential applications for climate disruption and clean energy are not as well known.
The climate cliff may be farther from our current position than any fiscal precipice, but once we start down the road toward it, there will be no turning back.