Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson is the campaign manager of Forecast the Facts. He was previously the editor for ThinkProgress Green. Brad holds a bachelor's degree in math and physics from Amherst College and master's degree in geosciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Election 2012

Does Romney secretly support ‘climate-change controls’?

Some green-leaning Romney donors seem to think he'll flip-flop on climate action once he gets elected.

Renewable Energy

Mad Rush: Limbaugh claims solar and wind industries don’t exist

Rush Limbaugh declares that the multi-billion-dollar solar and wind industries simply don't exist.


Obama mocks drill, baby, drill: ‘The American people aren’t stupid’

In a speech on energy policy, Obama mocked the GOP's drill-baby-drill response to rising gas prices.

Climate Change

Why climate change is like a grizzly bear

Conservation Hawks founder Todd Tanner compares climate change to a charging grizzly bear and says he will give up his prized gun if anyone can prove it's not real.

Climate Change

Why climate hawks should care about birth-control access

Any morally acceptable pathway to prevent catastrophic global warming includes broad access to affordable birth control for the world's women.


That’s Newt to me: Gingrich claims EPA plans to raise gas prices

The EPA's actual proposal would have significant health and economic benefits for Americans with minimal effect on gas prices.

Climate Change

Risky business: States require insurers to plan for climate change

After a record-setting year of climate disasters in the U.S., insurance companies in three states will now have to assess risks related to climate change.


Twisted pipeline: GOP conspires with TransCanada to keep Keystone alive

Congressional Republicans are now openly acting as advocates for foreign oil interests, colluding with TransCanada lobbyists to push their tar-sands agenda.

Climate Change

Will Obama address climate threat in State of the Union speech?

Obama didn't mention climate change in last year's State of the Union speech. This time, will he seize the opportunity to stir the country to action?

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