At a testy congressional hearing, leading experts confronted attacks on the science.
Congressional leaders call for strong action to fight climate change at a campaign-style rally in Washington, D.C.
Democrats and environmental groups applaud the first major piece of climate legislation to pass the House in 10 years, but chances for passage in the Senate are slim.
More than half of the newly elected Democratic representatives signed onto a letter calling for “robust funding” for U.S. climate change research programs.
Senators agree that the United States needs to be better prepared to defend itself in the space domain, but they are skeptical about a proposed dedicated space force.
A Republican committee member hits former secretary of state John Kerry with an ill-informed charge of pseudoscience.
The witnesses and Democrats at the House hearing urge action, but Republicans question the committee’s focus and criticize Democrats on the committee for not working in a bipartisan manner.
Senate floor fight may loom for Barry Lee Myers, whom Democrats oppose.
The budget proposed by the Trump administration would cut NOAA’s budget by 18%. It would target climate and ocean research programs and also slash education initiatives, grants, and other agency programs.
The Green New Deal created space to talk about market-based innovation, investment, and business and defense approaches, says a cochair of the New Democrat Coalition’s Climate Change Task Force.