Cap-and-Trade System News
What George Pataki's Entry Means for the 2016 Presidential Race
Republicans have no shortage of presidential contenders, and the field just got even more crowded. Former New York Gov. George Pataki became the eighth Republican to officially launch a 2016 White House bid on Sunday, telling supporters at an event in Exeter, N.H., that he can pull it off, even as
Democratic Presidential Candidates: Where They Agree and Disagree on Climate
This month in Paris, the United States along with nearly 200 other countries signed arguably the most sweeping international environmental agreement in history. Republicans were quick to dismiss it. In stark contrast, all three Democratic presidential candidates argue that climate change is an
Sen. Mitch McConnell Outlines Direction of Republican Leadership
Majority Leader In Waiting addresses questions on how GOP plans to lead in new congress.
Meet the GOP Senate Candidate Even Republicans Love to Hate
Republican Senate candidates have been holding the firewall in the most high-profile races around the country: Joni Ernst in Iowa, Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, Cory Gardner in Colorado. But one Republican Senate candidate in Michigan is doing exactly the opposite -- getting disowned by her own
'This Week' Transcript: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on June 15, 2014. It may contain errors. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC's This Week. Breaking news -- crisis in Iraq. Extremist fighters now minutes from the capital. Will we be drawn back into war? Plus, the surprising threat to
Eric Cantor Stepping Down as Majority Leader
After losing in the primary, Cantor announces he will step down as House majority leader.
EPA Pushes for 30 Percent Carbon Emissions Reduction By 2030
New guidelines announce by the EPA could change the way the U.S. makes and uses electricity.
Obama Previews New EPA Rules, Grids for Climate Fight
WASHINGTON — The fight over President Obama’s climate policies is just warming up. The Environmental Protection Agency plans to roll out carbon-emission caps Monday for newly built power plants, a move Republicans have staunchly opposed since the George W. Bush administration. In his weekly ...
Enviros On Offense (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TOM STEYER’S GAME PLAN: Billionaire Tom Steyer’s super PAC has outlined its plans for the 2014 elections, ABC’s RICK KLEIN reports. $100 million spread across seven states: Senate races in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, and New Hampshire, and governor’s ...