Josh Nelson

Josh Nelson is a campaign manager at CREDO Mobile.

Climate & Energy

Energy production vs. environmental protection: The partisan divide

Via Samantha Thompson, a new Gallup poll found that, for the first time in 10 years of polling, Americans prioritize energy production over the protection of the environment. Here is the key chart: While the chart is compelling, it falls …

Climate & Energy

Obama was against offshore drilling before he was for it

While blogger Adam Bink is correct to point out that then-candidate Obama pivoted on offshore drilling in the final months of the presidential campaign, he misses a few important points.

Climate & Energy

Dems more trusted on energy than any other issue, continue pursuing polluter-friendly GOP ideas

In new polling focused primarily on healthcare, Washington Post-ABC asked the following question: Which political party, the (Democrats) or the (Republicans), do you trust to do a better job handling (ITEM)? Here are the results:   Democrats Republicans The Economy …

Climate & Energy

American Enterprise Institute accidentally makes the case for climate legislation

Several folks have already taken note of this but I wanted to add a few thoughts. Mark Perry at the American Enterprise Institute seems to be inadvertently making the case for climate change legislation. First, he lists a series of …

Climate & Energy

Is Senator Graham looking for an excuse to bail on climate legislation?

Kate Sheppard asks if the passage of health care legislation will hurt or hinder progress on climate legislation. But the underlying question is whether or not Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is looking for an excuse to bail on climate negotiations. …

Climate & Energy

New Gallup poll shows sharp partisan divide in understanding of climate change

Newly released Gallup polling seems to show a sharp drop in the percentage of Americans who know about, are concerned about, and understand the threat of global warming. The piece leads with a graph showing a sharp increase in the …