Emanuel Cancels Paris TripDuring an interview with Politico on Wednesday, the mayor said he will not go to Paris so he can remain "front and center" in Chicago amid continuing public unrest in the wake of the scandal over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Emanuel Going Ahead With Trip To ParisMayor Rahm Emanuel will travel next month to the City of Lights, in part to show solidarity with the people of France. A global summit on climate change had previously been scheduled.
Democrats Join Business, Environmental Leaders In Push For President Obama's Clean Power PlanCongress members are joining business, religious and environmental leaders in pushing for President Barack Obama's "Clean Power Plan," reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Rubio's Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential BidThe presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
6 Things Al Gore Won't Say At SXSW 2015Al Gore will return to SXSW to speak at SXSW Interactive and while there are a range of things he talk about, but there’s a good number of things he definitely won't say.