The U.S. Federal Reserve is beginning to incorporate the impacts of global warming into its regulatory writ, following in the footsteps of its global peers, according to a paper published by the San Francisco Fed.
A climate advocacy group comprised of high-profile backers of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday urged the former vice president to consider using U.S. financial regulation as a tool to fight global warming if he is elected.
Three conservation organizations have sued the federal government for not protecting the nearshore habitat for a threatened fish, the Nassau grouper. The groups say the Nassau grouper is threatened by pollution, ocean acidification, sea-level rise and other impacts of climate change.
Internal records from the BLM contradict what its chief told Congress about a plan to ship 200 D.C.-based career staff out West. The plan would weaken the agency, which stands between federal lands and oil, gas and mineral companies.
A report compiled by Environment Canada shows that four fossil fuel facilities in northern Alberta produced far more carbon dioxide and other pollutants than they are required to report under international guidelines.
A Nevada state judge rebuffed rancher Cliven Bundy's latest bid to force the federal government to cede control of 56 million acres of public lands in the Silver State, characterizing the lawsuit as "simply delusional."