climate change

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

Increased warming conditions on Earth today are very similar to 56 million years ago – with new research showing the good news as most species having survived the hotter conditions and the bad news that it took 200,000 years to recover.    (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago Very Similar To Modern Climate Shift

Increased warming conditions on Earth today are very similar to 56 million years ago – with new research showing the good news as most species having survived the hotter conditions and the bad news that it took 200,000 years to recover.

12/16/2014

Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Reid: Climate Change Is ‘A Question Of Our Own Survival’

Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.

03/11/2014

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/25/13: The Teachers Union, Voting Rights Act, And Climate Change

Nationally, one-third of union households would opt out of their union membership if given the chance, according to a new scientific survey released today in Nevada by National Employee Freedom Week.

06/25/2013

Fast food menu showing calorie counts. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/11/13: Global Warming, Glenn Cook, And Calories

Daryl Hannah, Hollywood Actress and Environmentalist, talks about her new movie ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ that talks about climate change and big corporations.

03/11/2013

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