US House bans spending on climate change

The US Department of Energy would be banned from spending money on climate change research and prevention under a rule change passed by lawmakers in the House of Representatives. It came in an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015, which was passed a week ago (10 July) and […]

‘Stop War on Coal’ campaign has success in USA

A Republican-led campaign to ‘Stop the War on Coal’ in the United States claimed a victory last week when the US House of Representatives passed laws which seem to put coal at an advantage over the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The campaign has been seen as a challenge to President Obama’s environmental laws and […]