Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
As a whole, Democratic primary voters showed a willingness to shift their support to another candidate—should a candidate release a more ambitious climate change plan than their current top choice.
Tom Steyer said the removal of corporations from controlling the U.S. government and reversing the effects of climate change are the two most urgent pieces of his 2020 platform.
Here's what the Green New Deal is estimated to cost. Thankfully, we don't have to rely on pie-in-the-sky proposals to combat climate change.
A comprehensive climate policy could create new livelihoods for rural Americans and farmers suffering under Trump administration policies.
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
"They're talking about banning airplanes in 10 years," Elizabeth Harrington inaccurately claimed. "The Democrat is pushing a radical agenda."
"We are moving forward to address climate change," EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani attacked the record of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he clashed with Eric Trump over emissions fines.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders took the stage at Howard University to discuss the urgency of climate change action.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders agreed that Joe Biden's reported "middle ground" climate change plan is not acceptable.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Joe Biden's "middle ground approach" to climate change "unacceptable."
John Oliver recruited Nye to help highlight the seriousness of global warming.
"Europe is the continent that started this mess and bears the responsibility for leading the way out," author and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told Newsweek.
A Republican strategist told Fox News that Joe Biden's poll numbers are "as good as it's ever going to get" and that Bernie Sanders' recent slide in the polls is due to every 2020 Democratic candidate "cannibalizing" his campaign platform.
The Democratic presidential candidate said his plan would ensure the U.S. achieves net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but it comes with a price tag.
O'Rourke also compared the Green New Deal to the Great Depression while campaigning at the University of Virginia.
Polls suggest that progressive policies such as the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all are actually in line with what the majority of American citizens want their elected lawmakers to support.
"The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about what's causing people to flee their homes in the first place?" said New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
He was talking about her involvement with the Green New Deal.
Matt Gaetz, the Florida GOP congressman who unveiled the Green Real Deal, classified his climate change resolution as a "love letter to the American innovator" and a "real, serious plan to address climate change."
In an unexpected upset, the freshman New York congresswoman and former bartender unseated incumbent Democratic Congressman Joseph Crowley in her 2018 primary election.
"Where's the courage? Where's the audacity? Where's the daring? None of it is there. Where's the beef?" the freshman congresswoman told Newsweek about a GOP colleague's climate change proposal.
Carlson made the comments on his show "Tucker Carlson Tonight," specifically lambasting Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal.
The president has repeatedly joked that TVs would cut out if the U.S. used wind as a source of renewable energy.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she has been targeted by "a whole cable news channel and a dark-money internet operation."
The Detroit representative tweeted a photo of herself with the former president following this week's Washington meeting.
"Republicans don't have to be the party of fossil fools."