The United States met the Kyoto Protocol’s carbon emissions targets in 2012 without ever embracing the treaty.
Air temperatures on the earth’s surface have remained flat over the last decade and a half, despite the continued increase of greenhouse gases during the period.
Only a handful of people showed up to a screening of Greedy Lying Bastards—Craig Rosebraugh’s documentary that aims to expose the global warming denialist-industrial complex—at an Alexandria, Va. theater on Saturday. Nobody in the audience seemed to notice one of the documentary’s star villains seated among them despite the light turnout.
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.) announced they will introduce sweeping new energy regulations, including a carbon tax, during a Thursday press conference.
The League of Conservation Voters, one of the nation’s most prominent environmental advocacy groups, is dedicating more than $1 million to unseating five House Republicans it accuses of being global warming deniers.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chided Congress for failing to address global climate change, saying it “would be an efficient cost-savings commitment” to spend taxpayer money up front to address the problem.