In a recent column, I discussed my pick for the top 10 environmental stories of 2014; that got me to thinking about the coming year.
A natural gas fracking well began leaking on Dec. 13, 2014, driving 30 families from their homes.
Developments in 2014 make clear that the impacts of climate change are going to continue to grow, and the struggle to address this will intensify.
"We cannot let the new green economy be a low-wage economy, because a sustainable environment needs a sustainable economy."
President Obama announced Tuesday that he's removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska's coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling.
The climate change negotiations went into overtime, with extended session that lasted two days beyond the scheduled adjournment.
Canarians and tourists formed a giant 'SOS' on a beach in Spain's Canary Island of Fuerteventura protesting oil drilling.
"We must act now to address global climate change and promote the creation and maintenance of good jobs in the clean energy economy."
Yet another major spill in the routinely oil-plagued Alberta, Canada, has left the swamps of Red Earth Creek polluted.
The latest in a long series of UN-sponsored talks is convening in Lima, Peru. The goal is to lay the basis for a climate treaty deal in Paris in Nov. 2015.