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Next Generation Science Standards require teaching man-made climate change.
New standards recommend teaching man-made global warming in all science classes. Some textbook publishers to incorporate curriculum immediately.
New national science standards that make the teaching of global warming part of the public school...
Mar 4, 2013 | Read More
Bayway Refinery in Elizabeth, N.J.
Plans are taking shape to pipe carbon-heavy Canadian oil to the Northeast, pushing into gear an effort to size up CO2 costs of fuels used in the region.
As concerns rise over plans to pipe Canadian tar sands oil to the East Coast for the first time, a...
Feb 26, 2013 | Read More
Bill McKibben delivers a speech during his Do the Math Tour
Just six pages long, it is stoking a new moral urgency for climate action and forcing the financial world to reconsider the value of fossil fuel reserves.
It is probably the most influential paper on climate science today. But few outside scientific...
Feb 14, 2013 | Read More
President Barack Obama
News analysis: In his SOTU, the president was navigating through familiar political crosswinds—including GOP opposition and adamant demands from activists.
2/13/13: This story has been updated to include a statement by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. WASHINGTON...
Feb 13, 2013 | Read More
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
When the Rhode Island Democrat takes the floor each week to lecture his colleagues on climate, the room is usually empty. But still he persists.
In October 2011, when most politicians were doing everything they could to avoid speaking publicly...
Feb 12, 2013 | Read More
FEMA released revised flood zone maps of New York City on January 28.
Scientists argue new FEMA flood maps may be too conservative because they don't consider future sea level rise, with implications for Sandy rebuilding.
2/6/13: Paragraph 11 of this story has been updated to include more information from FEMA. When the...
Feb 6, 2013 | Read More
State-owned Xuanwei Power Station in Xuanwei, Yunnan province in China
Despite claims of concern over climate change and progress toward cleaner economies, the trajectory of their CO2 emissions is not bending down fast enough.
China and the United States, the world's two largest economies, are responsible for emitting nearly...
Feb 4, 2013 | Read More
Sen. John Kerry/Credit: Center for American Progress, flickr
Climate change is among the 'life threatening issues' that define U.S. foreign policy, he tells Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Sen. John Kerry made it clear Thursday that he will play a pivotal role in deciding the fate of the...
Jan 24, 2013 | Read More
Journalists covering the annual summit of the United Nations Framework Conventio
As NYT dismantles its environment desk, increased pressure on a handful of remaining journalists covering complexity of climate change.
The news last week that the New York Times is dismantling its environment desk and reassigning the...
Jan 17, 2013 | Read More
Hurricane Sandy damage in New Jersey
'Every month that goes by, we get further in the hole,' says environmental law expert Michael Gerrard in an interview.
In an essay after superstorm Sandy, Michael Gerrard, director of the Center for Climate Change Law...
Jan 16, 2013 | Read More