Climate Change News
Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs
President Donald Trump is greenlighting the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, declaring a "great day for American jobs."
State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline
The White House announced today it has signed off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, authorizing the Canadian company behind the project to begin construction. According to a press release from the Department of State, a presidential permit was issued to TransCanada Corp., authorizing the energy firm
Judge rules Dominion's coal ash site pollutes Virginia water
A federal judge says Virginia's largest utility is violating the Clean Water Act because arsenic is flowing out of a coal ash impoundment in Chesapeake, polluting ground and surface water
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: 'Obamacare' repeal vote put off; authorities identify UK attacker; how military game is changing in Syria.
Obamacare repeal vote put off in stinging setback for Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders buckled at a moment of truth Thursday, putting off a planned showdown vote in a stinging
AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline
Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change
Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'
Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels
Bill would bar discrimination toward climate change doubters
A Republican lawmaker says Maine should outlaw discrimination based on a person's climate change beliefs
Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter
The frigid top of the Earth just set yet another record for low levels of sea ice in what scientists say is a signal of an overheating world. The extent of floating ice in the Arctic hit a new low for winter: 5.57 million square miles (14.42 million square kilometers). That's about 35,000 square