U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres (center), who shepherded a global agreement into creation last year, has announced she will step down. Observers say the next head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change will have to bridge a gap between developed and developing nations.

Who will be the next U.N. climate chief?

By Jean Chemnick | 02/22/2016 09:03 AM EST


After the stay: Where all 50 states stand

By Elizabeth Harball, Emily Holden | 02/22/2016 09:03 AM EST


Georgia market stalled after top incentives dropped

By Camille von Kaenel | 02/19/2016 08:00 AM EST

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is running neck-and-neck with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Nevada ahead of Saturday’s Democratic caucus. Both are appealing to Latino voters, who pollsters say overwhelmingly believe in the science behind climate change and steps to address it.

Nev. poses heightened climate test for Dems

By Evan Lehmann | 02/19/2016 08:00 AM EST

Environmental justice groups take part in a climate change march in New York in 2014. The groups are now on the front lines of fighting the likelihood of carbon trading as states consider how to comply with U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Inside the uphill battle against carbon trading

By Emily Holden | 02/18/2016 07:26 AM EST

The University of British Columbia's Earth Sciences Building in Vancouver is made of wood. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the wood products industry are hoping to create a space for wooden high-rises in a U.S. market dominated by concrete and steel.

Saving America’s forests one wooden high-rise at a time

By Brittany Patterson | 02/16/2016 07:59 AM EST


‘Heads are still spinning’ after Scalia’s death, SCOTUS ruling

By Elizabeth Harball, Emily Holden | 02/16/2016 07:59 AM EST


Court stay may slow, not stop, state carbon-cutting talks

By Emily Holden, Elizabeth Harball, Rod Kuckro | 02/12/2016 08:46 AM EST



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