Environment and Climate News : Issue Archive

  • 2014 November Environment & Climate News

    The November issue of Environment & Climate News reports scientist Jennifer Marohasy and environment editor Graham Lloyd, among others, have learned the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has...
  • 2014 September Environment & Climate News

    The September issue of Environment & Climate News reports EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy recently said the agency’s planned restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions have nothing to do with...
  • 2014 August Environment & Climate News

    The August issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the success of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change, held in Las Vegas on July 7–9 and themed “Don’t Just Wonder About...
  • 2014 July Environment & Climate News

    The July issue of Environment & Climate News reports New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration broke ranks with prominent Republicans and moderate Democrats by endorsing the Obama...
  • 2014 May Environment & Climate News

    The May issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the findings of a new, federal-government-funded study showing cellulosic ethanol made from corn residue emits more carbon dioxide than...
  • 2014 April Environment & Climate News

    The April issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the release of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts, a 1,063-page report documenting global warming’s beneficial impact on...
  • 2014 March Environment & Climate News

    The March issue of Environment & Climate News reports U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has filed a resolution of disapproval in an effort to block U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • 2014 February Environment & Climate News

    The February issue of Environment & Climate News reports the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ruled EPA acted properly when it imposed and then later...
  • 2014 January Environment & Climate News

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an important case involving a narrow aspect of the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other...
  • 2013 December Environment & Climate News

    A panel of 50 scientists from 15 countries says the newest report from the United Nations on climate change is filled with concessions that its past predictions were too extreme and contains “at...
  • 2013 November Environment & Climate News

    The November issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change’s September 17 release of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science a...
  • 2013 September Environment & Climate News

    The September issue of Environment & Climate News reports the Oregon Senate has rejected a bill that would have extended the state’s Clean Fuels Program beyond its scheduled 2015 expiration date...
  • 2013 August Environment & Climate News

    The August issue of Environment & Climate News reports Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed legislation that will phase out the state’s tax credit for solar energy, with the credit expiring...
  • 2013 July Environment & Climate News

    The July issue of Environment & Climate News reports Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed legislation allowing large-scale hydroelectric power to qualify under the state's renewable power...
  • 2013 May Environment & Climate News

    The May issue of Environment & Climate News reports the Arkansas legislature rejected a proposed renewable power mandate when House Bill 1390, the Arkansas Distributed Generation Act, failed to...
  • 2013 April Environment & Climate News

    The April issue of Environment & Climate News reports on President Barack Obama’s appointment of Gina McCarthy to become the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy is a...
  • 2013 March Environment & Climate News

    The March issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the failure of Fisker Automotive in Delaware, which took state taxpayers’ money to create green jobs but has yet to produce a single car...
  • 2013 February Environment & Climate News

    The February issue of Environment & Climate News reports on the 8th International Conference on Climate Change, held in Munich, Germany and co-hosted by The Heartland Institute and the European...
  • 2013 January Environment & Climate News

    The January issue of Environment & Climate News reports six French science academies slammed a study by an anti-biotech activist claiming a link between genetically modified corn and tumors. The...
  • 2012 November Environment & Climate News

    The Natural Resources Defense Council has targeted key electoral swing states in its “Toxic Twenty” list of states it says are most in need of expensive emissions regulations. NRDC chose the states...
  • 2012 October Environment & Climate News

    The October issue of Environment & Climate News reports Massachusetts has adopted new regulations making it more difficult for biomass power to qualify for the renewable energy credits that...
  • 2012 September Environment & Climate News

    The September issue of Environment & Climate News reports the North Carolina legislature overrode a veto by Gov. Bev Perdue, making natural gas production through hydraulic fracturing legal in...
  • 2012 August Environment & Climate News

    The August issue of Environment & Climate News reports on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement of plans to hold a fire sale of unused trains purchased by the state as part of a failed high-...
  • 2012 July Environment & Climate News

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) does not appear to consider global warming a security threat, Czech President Vaclav Klaus reported at The Heartland Institute’s Seventh International...
  • 2012 May Environment & Climate News

    The May issue of Environment & Climate News reports on an Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would effectively ban the construction of coal-fired power plants. Also in this issue:...