The bill, introduced Tuesday, would amend the 1906 Antiquities Act to effectively block the President from designating any new national monuments without congressional approval and an extensive environmental review.
A majority of U.S. voters think the government should be advancing policies that promote the growth of renewable energy, protect public lands, and strengthen protections against pollution of drinking water and air, according to a new poll.
NOAA and NASA report 2014 was the hottest year on record. The 2010s are on track to be hottest decade on record. The 1980s were the hottest decade at the time. Then they were beat by 1990s, which in turn were beat by the 2000s. And we'll keep setting records unless we slash carbon pollution ASAP.
The Northern Hemisphere has recently seen a big jump in extreme weather events. A growing body of research ties that jump to “more frequent high-amplitude (wavy) jet-stream configurations that favor persistent weather patterns” (as a new 2015 study puts it) -- linked directly to global warming.