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.
"We must act now to address global climate change and promote the creation and maintenance of good jobs in the clean energy economy."
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.
A delegation traveled to Cuba to work with researchers to promote cooperation between the United States and Cuba in the field of marine conservation.
The new agreement removes one of the right wing's major arguments against action to curb global warming.
The panic surrounding the 2014 Ebola epidemic is more infectious than the virus itself; this is the time for forward-thinking activists to take a deep breath.
The Kanawha Forest Coalition is desperately fighting a mountaintop removal project just outside of Kanawha State Forest, a state park in Loudendale, West Virginia.