Barbara Boxer

Senate Climate Bill

Environment Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Bernie Sanders (I- Vermont) have introduced legislation to tax carbon emissions, saying time is running out to avert catastrophic climate disruption.

Global Politics

Polling trends leading to election day

John Zogby, president and CEO of polling firm Zogby International has been monitoring the final days leading up to Election Day. Meanwhile, President Obama was on the campaign trail this past weekend, trying to steer last-minute votes to Democrats.

Senate Seat Showdown

California's three-term U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is chair of the Senate's powerful Environment and Public Works Committee. Now this veteran Democrat is facing a stiff challenge from a Republican woman who was once one of the country's most powerful fema

BP Spill  ? Investigating Criminal Intent

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is calling for a criminal investigation into BP's handling of the Gulf oil disaster. Boxer, and several other members of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, want to find out if BP made false statements to gover

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Environment

Obama's Pledge

President-elect Barack Obama says when he takes office the United States will take strong action to combat climate change. Living on Earth's Ashley Ahearn reports that leaders and legislators have praised Obama for this promise.

Global Politics

Polling trends leading to election day

John Zogby, president and CEO of polling firm Zogby International has been monitoring the final days leading up to Election Day. Meanwhile, President Obama was on the campaign trail this past weekend, trying to steer last-minute votes to Democrats.

Senate Climate Bill

With the clock ticking toward crucial international negotiations in December, and scientists urging swift action to avert climate catastrophe, the U.S. Senate launched its energy and climate change bill. The new bill could change the course of U.S. energy