Discover how politics can impact the environment, from U.N. climate talks to state legislation to local plastic bag bans.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Dec. 20-26.
Climate change denier and Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe got a cool reception from the foreign press corp when he hit Copenhagen last week.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Dec. 13-19.
Video: President Obama, speaking at a Virginia Home Depot, calls on Congress to provide new incentives for Americans to make energy-efficiency retrofits to their homes.
Potty training pigs saves water and cuts down on waste, Sarah Palin's not excited about the idea of debating Al Gore, and RNC Chairman Michael Steele gets confused.
Sarah Palin trades barbs with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after he criticized her anti-science stance on global warming.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Dec. 6-12.
How protecting wildlife crosses political boundaries in New Jersey.
Manufacturing powerhouse unleashes a high-profile public relations campaign to clean up its sullied image.
In a widely published editorial, The Guardian (UK) newspaper calls on the 192 nations gathered in Copenhagen this week to take decisive action on climate change.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5.
Grist's David Roberts thinks Annie Leonard doesn't really understand the real Story of Cap & Trade.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Nov. 22-28.
A North Carolina firefighter will spend 120 days in jail for shooting a cyclist in the head during a side-of-the-road argument over -- get this -- safe biking habits.
The U.S. is one of only two countries that have yet to announce their emissions reduction plans. Why, when we're so close to Copenhagen, is that the case? Because the Obama camp wants to set realistic goals and meet them.
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