Bill McKibben makes a strong case that despite the EPA's new power plant regulations and increasing fuel efficiency in cars, President Obama has largely been a failure in terms of pursuing a progressive energy policy
A good solution to China's horrific smog problem would be to stop burning coal, of course, but until that happens, other solutions are needed and designer Daan Roosegaarde may have come up with a revolutionary idea.
Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013.
Following President Obama's announcement of his climate change policy, talk about a "War on Coal" has increased. But has there really been a "war on coal' or is the "War on Coal" just another industry-backed marketing campaign created to rally support?