Topic: Keith Johnson
06/05/2009 01:00 am
Congress and the National Academies look to shape America's policy on climate change.
03/31/2009 01:00 am
In an interview with the Times, Lisa Jackson, the new EPA administrator, said that she has asked her staff to prepare documentation for an "endangerment finding" under the Clean Air Act, to determine whether or not carbon dioxide is a pollutant that poses a threat to public health and welfare.
02/20/2009 12:00 am
In his call to "begin again the remaking of America" in his inaugural address Tuesday, President Barack Obama placed a high priority on energy, climate, and the stark inequalities in consumption between rich and poor nations.
01/21/2009 12:00 am
Hopes of laying a solid foundation for a post-Kyoto climate pact in 2009 are diminishing, as representatives from 189 nations gathered in Poznań, Poland, squabble over financing methods.
12/11/2008 12:00 am
Using criteria in 16 categories, SustainLane ranks Portland as the most environmentally friendly of the 50 largest US cities.
09/22/2008 01:00 am
If the world's 100 biggest cities were whiten the roofs of all of their buildings and use more reflective pavement, the global cooling effect would be huge, a new study has concluded.
09/10/2008 01:00 am
Legislation to extend some $18 billion worth of tax credits for renewable energy fizzled in the Senate Wednesday, as Republican lawmakers made good on their stated intent to prevent the bill from moving forward unless it were accompanied by support for domestic oil drilling.
07/31/2008 01:00 am
A report by the US Geological Survey found that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains just over one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil and natural-gas resources.What does this mean for our energy needs, and for the planet?
07/25/2008 01:00 am