President Obama included job creation in his climate change speech June 25, while Los Angeles launched the largest-ever urban solar rooftop program.
Obama argued for the necessity of tackling climate change. Al Gore said it was the "best presidential address on climate" ever.
"From start to finish, these tar sands are a terrible idea."
Even if slashing carbon output won't prevent the floodpocalypse that awaits Miami, it will certainly help. And President Obama made significant headway on that front today at a speech in Georgetown University.
SAN FRANCISCO - Members of the National Nurses United union and environmentalist allies marched on June 20 across San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge in the latest show of opposition to the proposed and controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
As part of a planned comprehensive climate change strategy, President Obama will announce an effort in July to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
In the wetlands of northern Alberta, Canada, outside the town of Zama City, everything is stained with the thick, pungent blackness of oil.
Napster and Facebook co-founder Sean Parker decided to have a $2.5 million Game of Thrones-inspired wedding right in the middle of a California redwood forest, putting the ecosystem there at risk, as well as several threatened species of fish.
Many climate scientists, such as James Hansen of NASA's Goddard Institute, believe that any sustained period of time with higher than 350 ppm threatens catastrophic global warming.
Thousands of demonstrations will call out Monsanto for its seed monopoly, genetic modification of organisms, and court-sanctioned silencing of dissent.