President Obama argues that his policies will result in cleaner air and will mitigate the effects of climate change, but unintended consequences of the administration’s environmental agenda seem all but certain — possibly even including higher mortality rates across the country, according to at least one scholar.
The White House assault on the U.S. coal industry will culminate Monday with the release of long-awaited rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants — a move President Obama says will be the “biggest, most important step” ever in the fight against climate change.
The Department of Homeland Security can’t verify threat level reports from thousands of chemical plants across the country, weakening the department’s ability to respond to a chemical attack or emergency, according to a new report.
Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.