Given how relevant our energy future and response to climate change are to the economy, here are some questions we’d love to hear asked in Wednesday’s domestic-policy debate.
The presidential candidates’ energy agendas couldn’t be more different. Here’s a side-by-side comparison.
Paul Ryan’s proposed budget would keep Big Oil fat and happy while condemning the rest of us to high energy prices, job losses to other nations, and air pollution.
The number of coal jobs has increased in recent years; industry claims of a “war on coal” just aim to distract voters from the real war Big Coal wages on their health and the environment.
They won’t stop: GOP senators introduced an act that would prevent Obama from selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve unless Keystone is approved.
A Yale poll found that Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to oil, coal, and gas subsidies.
By including investments in clean energy and efficiency that will create jobs and save taxpayers money, the president has proposed a budget for the 99%.
BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell made a record-high $137 billion in profits in 2011 — yet yielded lower oil production than in 2010.
Obama’s proposed rules to reduce CO2 pollution should be applauded, given the hostile, anti-science political environment they’re coming from.