The EPA's ruling will mark the first step toward regulating aviation's greenhouse gas emissions, and aviation will become
This week began with all sorts of madness. College hoops' March Madness began on Thursday, and if I had a bracket it would no doubt already be busted. Weather madness broke out on Friday, the first day of spring, with a snowstorm on the East Coast. More serious meteorological madness descended as Senator Mitch McConnell launched a national effort to thwart new EPA regulations on coal-fired carbon emissions. This comes as new data showed that the rate of melting on Antarctica's East Ice could lead to a world sea-level rise of at least 11 feet and that -- spring snowstorms aside -- 2014 was the warmest year on record. On Friday, HuffPost's Sam Stein interviewed President Obama, who, when asked about managing stress, said he takes "the long view." It's a perspective we'll need -- combined with short-term political urgency -- if we're going to tackle climate change. To do otherwise is true madness.
McCarthy also indicated that some states that have publicly objected to the original rules are nonetheless engaging in productive
"Climate change occurs no matter what," Ryan said Wednesday, as quoted by CNN. "The question is, can and should the federal
Refiners are still in the mode of resisting new government regulatory initiatives and are not acknowledging that reducing pollution is not only good for the environment, but also has an economic return.
Tennant is running to replace Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), whose retirement will open the door for the state to elect
President Barack Obama slammed pundits and members of Congress who refuse to confront climate change in drought-stricken
McConnell's campaign responded to the Grimes campaign with a press release and this tweet: UPDATE: 6:49 p.m. -- Grimes' campaign
The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed standards for power plants will call for a 30 percent cut in emissions by 2030, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday afternoon.
This story has been updated to include information on overall U.S. emissions. In a statement to The Huffington Post on Sunday
Boehner expressed confidence in existing regulations at a Tuesday morning press conference, after he was asked if the spill
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that no new regulations are needed after a chemical spill
Coal-reliant states such as Kentucky and Pennsylvania are already beginning to weigh options for complying with future EPA
Given the urgency of the climate crisis, its global dimension, and the cumulative impact of greenhouse gases remaining in the atmosphere, it is reasonable to wonder if EPA's climate regulation is too little, too late.
In fact, second government email addresses have been used by senior EPA officials for at least a decade. Boxer said following
When it comes to EPA regulations that promote clean and renewable energy, don't believe the hype -- small business owners support 'em.
Entrepreneurs support EPA standards and believe they're conducive to job creation and economic growth -- in other words, they don't view regulation as the bee in their small business bonnet.