Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
The Charlotte mayor's nomination to lead the Department of Transportation hints at a renewed White House focus on boosting public transit and urban walkability.
Nixon had order the FBI to gather information on Earth Day rallies due to concerns about 'anti-war kids.'
Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy is employing a novel approach to bring attention to her city's plight.
If Aurora, Colo., treated marijuana shops like it does liquor stores, the city could bring in almost $3 million in annual tax revenue.
Video: Robby Novak, the 9-year-old “self-appointed voice of a generation” known as Kid President, is seen having an adorable meeting with the real president.
In addition to dissents over political issues, democrats and republicans also disagree over the veracity of certain conspiracy theories.
Anonymously added to a recent budget bill, the controversial rider would protect U.S. biotech companies from litigation if their GMO seeds turn out to be dangerous.
After months of careful consideration, actress says her 'responsibilities and energy' need to be focused on family.
Video: The 94-year-old former South African president has been admitted with a recurrence of the lung infection he suffered in December.
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 is known for being tough, pragmatic and likable.
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