Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — becoming less common in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in Wisconsin, other states along the Mississippi River and even farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.Read More »
The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.Read More »
Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don’t believe that global warming is real.
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President Barack Obama's determined efforts to combat global warming face their biggest trial yet as Republicans take full control of Congress this week. The GOP has vowed to move fast and forcefully to roll back his environmental rules and force his hand on energy development.Read More »