Archive: March 21, 2010 - March 27, 2010
The last decade was the warmest on record, according to a report issued Thursday by the World Meterological Organization.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 26, 2010; 12:48 PM ET | Comments (28)
As Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) continued courting business groups in closed-door meetings Thursday, the Sierra Club's new leader made a modest proposal: Why not let the greens join the party?
By Juliet Eilperin | March 25, 2010; 7:01 PM ET | Comments (1)
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) is the latest target of Greenpeace's PolluterWatch campaign, as the group launched a new dating ad spoof mocking the governor's push for offshore oil drilling.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 25, 2010; 2:15 PM ET | Comments (2)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid met Wednesday afternoon with several key committee chairs and White House staff to discuss how to proceed with climate legislation--and the plan is there's still no definite plan, beyond more closed-door negotiations.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 24, 2010; 6:48 PM ET | Comments (1)
Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) brought in a group of their colleagues to talk about their compromise climate proposal Tuesday, but one of the most positive signs might have come from a senator who didn't even attend the session.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 23, 2010; 8:00 PM ET | Comments (0)
Global warming activists got a two pieces of good news Monday: a group of Democratic senators indicated they still want a climate bill, and a major investment firm announced it's abandoning a coal plant project in favor of building a nuclear gas and solar facility.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 22, 2010; 6:07 PM ET | Comments (3)
Sens. John D. Rockefeller (D-WVa.) and George V. Voinovich (R-Ohio) will unveil draft legislation Monday to promote carbon capture and sequestration, the technology coal-backers see as essential to saving the industry if the government places a price on carbon.
By Juliet Eilperin | March 22, 2010; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (3)