Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
The move will enable the elderly to seek legal recourse against 'discrimination, insult, ill-treatment and abandonment.'
New York City stores would be required to hide all tobacco products.
The returning astronauts will arrive in Kazakhstan in Central Asia around midnight EDT.
A shocking new documentary hits theaters March 8, exposing how major fossil fuel companies worked to subvert U.S. politics at the highest level.
The MIT physicist is already steeped in Beltway politics, but his enthusiasm for nuclear power and natural gas worries some environmental advocates.
The longtime environmental cop has a reputation for being tough, pragmatic and likable, but she'll still likely face a barrage of scrutiny on Capitol Hill.
The initiative’s sponsors are looking at Vermont’s local food program as a model.
The slate of spending cuts could wreak havoc on everything from USDA meat inspections and FDA drug reviews to EPA research and national park staffing.
New interactive game takes a closer look at national policy choices that affect food security around the world.
Top polluters would pay $20 per ton of CO2 emissions under the plan, with 60 percent of the revenue returned to each U.S. resident in a monthly rebate check.
Research suggests that conservative ideology may be associated with reliance on established national brands over generic brands or new products.
The propose pipeline would carry tar sands, which environmental groups call one of the dirtiest types of oil.
President Obama devoted a section of his 2013 State of the Union speech to climate change. Here's a closer look at what he said and how it's being received.
While Obama asked Congress to act on climate change, he signaled that he would take executive actions if they did not.
Toy manufacturers who create realistic-looking toy guns have suffered sales losses since recent shootings reignited gun control debates.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.