Glenn Hurowitz

Glenn Hurowitz is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy.


Has Obama lost environmental voters?

Al Gore's critique of Obama's failure to act on the climate crisis is further evidence of environmentalists' frustration with this administration.


Memo to the White House: Closing coal plants is a good thing

Rather than running away from the closure of a coal plant, the White House should be throwing a big party every time a coal plant closes.

In Texas, audience boos Obama mention of border wall

During his major immigration speech this week in El Paso, Texas, President Obama mentioned the 640 mile long U.S.-Mexico border wall that has scarredthe Southwestern …

In Texas, Obama faces test on border-wall promise

President Obama speaks today about immigration in El Paso, Texas, along the U.S. border with Mexico. Although the subject is immigration, the backdrop will be …

Industrial Agriculture

Girl Scouts censor Facebook criticism of palm oil in cookies

Critter-killing cookies?Photo: Laura TaylorLooking for a lesson of how not to respond to green consumer demand in the internet age? Check out Girl Scouts USA. …


Now that we’ve killed Osama bin Laden, let’s kill oil

The U.S. military’s killing of Osama bin Laden is a huge victory in the war against terror and on behalf of a safer, freer world. …

Climate Policy

Obama meets with young climate activists after they stand up to him

President Obama meets with Energy Action Coalition leaders in the White House. Photo: The White HouseYouth climate leaders in town for the Power Shift conference …


Obama as Snuffleupagus: Expect our imaginary friend to skip out on Power Shift again

Obama chooses basketball over climate activists.Photo: The White HouseOn the eve of the Power Shift 2011 climate youth conference, no one expects President Obama to …

Endangered wolves sacrificed for budget deal

Although Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama stood firm against Republican attempts to repeal clean air and clean water protections, wolves (such as …