Global warming 'on the table' at U.N. — Haley
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) today said that she would bring fresh perspective to the United Nations and that climate change issues would remain "on the table" if she is confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the international governing body.
Earth melts temperature record for 3rd straight year
The planet reached its highest average surface temperature on record in 2016, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported today. It was the third consecutive year that a new global annual temperature record was set.
GOP aims to confirm Tillerson 'very shortly' — Corker
Republicans are plotting smooth sailing for President-elect Donald Trump's top diplomats, but that ambition may hit some bumps in the form of Democratic opposition and even some concerns from within the GOP camp.
Obama sends another $500M to U.N. fund
Democrats celebrated an announcement today that the State Department will make its second contribution of $500 million to the United Nations' Green Climate Fund, in a parting move to cement the outgoing Obama administration's environmental legacy.
Report urges Trump to safeguard scientific integrity
The Trump White House needs a special director within the Office of Science and Technology Policy tasked with ensuring that federal science is free of political influence, the nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report today.