If you're wondering why Congress has yet to tackle this global crisis despite overwhelming scientific consensus and ballooning costs of inaction, Think Progress maps which members of Congress deny the realities of global warming.
Today, President Obama announced his new climate change plan, which includes a proposal to establish new rules for cutting carbon pollution from existing power plants. Read the plan and watch the speech here.
On Tuesday, President Obama will give a major speech on climate change. He is expected to make major policy announcements, including the regulation of existing power plants. Here are some reactions from around the web.
As we wait for President Obama and the State Department to make a decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, talk seems to have shifted away from why the pipeline should be rejected to what should be done in the event the project is approved.
"Vice President Joe Biden told a South Carolina environmental activist Friday that he opposes a controversial oil pipeline from Canada, but said he is "in the minority" inside the Obama administration."
With a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline looming, it's a good time to think about how best to respond to the decision and what forms of civil disobedience will best highlight climate change as a moral issue.