Several Democrats joined Republicans in the vote, handing Exxon's former chief executive the reins to the nation's climate diplomacy.
Coal supporters are pushing a bill that would bar utilities from using the state's abundant wind power to provide electricity within the state.
The president-elect can surround himself with climate deniers, but he will govern in a world where climate change affects almost all international dealings.
Scientists from NASA and NOAA say the first six months of the year have been the hottest ever. It comes as no surprise in sizzling Alaska.
A Colorado court has ruled that the city of Longmont's ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is invalid. The Boulder suburb—and the affiliated local and environmental groups that later joined the case—now have 44 days to appeal the decision.
The world's most fuel-efficient car has just arrived on dealer lots in Germany and Austria, but don't expect it to be sold in America anytime soon.