Eric Pooley

Eric Pooley is an award-winning journalist and climate activist. He is the author of The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth, and a senior vice president at the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Why the climate bill failed: It’s not that simple

Theda Skocpol's report on the death of cap-and-trade says enviros "placed all their chips" on the inside game. The reality was far more complex -- and drawing the wrong lessons now would be tragic.

How Inhofe turns balloon animals into 'news'

Sen. James Inhofe blows so much hot air about climate change, he should work children's parties.

Rahm Emanuel persuaded Obama to play it cool on climate bill. Post-spill, will the game plan change?

Rahm Emanuel: barrier to climate progress? Engulfed by the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama is trying to change the subject. On May 26, the president pledged to “keep fighting to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation,” and …