Jul 29, 2014 — The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 17, 2014 — The tax was imposed on about 350 of the nation's top polluters under the country's previous center-left government.
Jun 2, 2014 — The draft proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has sparked opposition from industry groups who say the changes would be prohibitively expensive.
Jun 25, 2013 — For the first time, the government plans to limit how much carbon dioxide existing power plants can put into the air. It's a key element of the president's plan, but it's also unclear how aggressive the restrictions will be.
Mar 22, 2013 — There's some evidence that carbon dioxide we pump into the atmosphere has slowed the development of coral reefs. So researchers are adding antacid to the water in a tiny part of the Great Barrier Reef, to see whether the corals will grow faster if their water supply is less acidic.
Dec 7, 2012 — The urgency of taking action on climate change couldn't be higher, according to commentators Asim Zia and Stuart Kauffman. New laws and incentives at all governance levels, however, could trigger an economic transformation that would ensure climate security.
Jan 11, 2012 — Ever wondered who the big greenhouse-gas emitters are in your neck of the woods? The answer is now just a click away.
Nov 18, 2011 — The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change also warns of extreme rainfall, more droughts and more intense storms. And it says it is "likely" that human contributions to greenhouse gases are a cause of climate change.
Jun 9, 2011 — There are an estimated 1.2 million wild camels in Australia and each one produces about 100 pounds of methane a year. A government report suggests giving hunters carbon credits that they could then sell.