"El Niño, a tropical-climate phenomenon with a global reach and following, is stirring in the Pacific, although forecasters aren't ready to pronouncing it awake just yet."
"President says members of congress are feigning ignorance of science because they fear backlash from 'fringe elements'."
"One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its environmental agenda."
"Average land and ocean surface temperature for May was highest ever, as 2014 shapes up to potentially be hottest year yet"
"The California drought is helping save the state's signature tree - the mighty oak - by slowing down the spread of the plague-like disease scientists call sudden oak death."
"Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer, a hedge-fund billionaire and major Democratic donor, are linking arms Tuesday to release a report, Risky Business, that argues U.S. companies should treat climate change as any other business threat."
"In a big win for environmentalists, the Supreme Court on Monday effectively endorsed the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from sources like power plants, even as it criticized what it called the administration’s overreaching."
"Australia was once a leader on climate action. Thanks to American conservative powerhouses, that's no longer true."
"When President Obama stood before students in Southern California a week ago ridiculing those who deny climate science, he wasn't just road testing a new political strategy to a friendly audience. He was trying to drive a wedge between younger voters and the Republican Party."