Democrats to oppose Tillerson nomination on climate grounds
Whether or not the Senate Foreign Relations Committee blesses Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp., to become the next secretary of State, the panel's chairman has vowed that the full Senate will get a say on the nomination.
Obama's climate legacy: 8 years of troubles and triumphs
Many consider President Obama, with his stated commitment to climate action, the first U.S. leader to elevate climate change to the upper ranks of national policy. Over the last eight years, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions have dropped 9 percent, according to the White House, and policies are in place to make deeper cuts in the power and transportation sectors. But for all the credit that Obama gets, he has critics, too.
GOP: Obama payment to climate fund a 'raid' on taxpayers
The Obama administration provided a midnight contribution to the United Nations Green Climate Fund (GCF) yesterday, the last grant the adaptation fund is likely to see from the United States for a long time.
U.K. researchers ask May to intervene with Trump on climate change
British climate researchers want Prime Minister Theresa May to use the "special relationship" between the United States and Britain to persuade President-elect Donald Trump to evolve his climate views — or at least not undermine the integrity of American data sets.
Exxon an equal-opportunity donor to Tillerson friends, foes
Exxon Mobil Corp.'s political action committee donated $121,500 over six years to members of the Senate Foreign Relations panel now poised to vote on confirming the company's former CEO to be the next secretary of State, campaign finance records show.