Students are demanding that university endowment funds rid themselves of coal, oil and gas stocks in hopes of bringing climate change onto the national political agenda.
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New standards adopted today in California will make new construction in the state, as well as major alterations and additions to existing buildings, among the most energy efficient in the nation.
A report found that recharging an electric vehicle in some parts of the United States will generate the same amount of greenhouse gases as driving many gas-powered cars.
Attempts to slow down climate change by large-scale geo-engineering present ''serious risks'' and are unlikely to replace the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, Australia's chief scientist has warned.