President says the “cliché” of thinking about his children’s future is partly responsible for climate change climbing up his agenda for his second term.
New poll finds the majority US citizens believe climate change will be a big problem for US and 35% want to see ‘a great deal’ of action from the government.
President Barack Obama sets sights on a green growth message to build support for climate action in the USA.
New poll shows turning tide in US attitudes to climate change and clean energy with overwhelming majority saying it should be on Congress’ to do list.
Newly re-elected President Obama can seize momentum at international talks, says UN climate chief.
Only a shift in public opinion and the growing clamour from big business for climate action can turn the US position around, regardless of who wins the election.
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Presidential candidates say they have opposing views on climate change and energy policy but comments from a recent debate between the two suggest there’s less difference than some may hope.
The 2012 Democratic National Platform pledges support for international emissions deal, clean energy and fossil fuel subsidy cuts.
President’s climate change advisor and Secretaries for the Navy and Agriculture unite to back industry that could be worth “one million US jobs” following Navy’s Great Green Fleet trial.
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The world’s eight leading economies join US climate change scheme to reduce short-term “forcers” including methane and soot in developing countries.
President calls them the “fuel of the past” and calls for a more diverse energy strategy.
Presidential hopeful calls prospect “cloud cuckoo land” despite heavy US Navy backing of new source of fuel.
In his latest speech, at Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, President Obama called on Congress to vote to end subsides to big oil and gas companies.
Energy efficiency and renewable power are big winners as fossil fuel subsidies and carbon capture funding cut.
US President Barack Obama uses his annual State of the Union address to explain how he is committed to promoting ‘clean energy’ across the country.
TransCanada says it remains committed to Keystone XL as Republicans round on President over jobs.
The first in a round of polls to find the Republican Presidential nomination kicks-off in Iowa today. RTCC examines the candidates’ track records on climate change.