Kate Sheppard

Kate Sheppard was previously Grist's political reporter. She now covers energy and the environment for The Huffington Post. Follow her on Twitter.

Climate & Energy

On natural gas, green groups can’t make up their minds

The natural gas boom has big green groups wrestling with whether to support regulated gas extraction as a cleaner alternative to coal.

Natural Gas

For Pennsylvania’s doctors, a gag order on fracking chemicals

A new law forbids the state's doctors from sharing information with patients exposed to toxic fracking solutions.

Climate Change

This is what global warming looks like

Polar scientists visited a glacier to see how much ice it'd lost in two years due to global warming. The results were dramatic.

Climate Change

Did ExxonMobil break its promise to stop funding climate deniers?

The oil giant ExxonMobil may have given big bucks to scientist Wei Hock "Willie" Soon, who blames global warming on the sun.

Oil

BP’s still making bank

Looks like the past year hasn’t been so bad after all for BP, which today reported a 16 percent increase in profits over the first quarter of 2010. The company reported $7.2 billion in net …

Oil

‘BP hasn’t made people whole’

The Gulf oil disaster largely disappeared from the headlines last August, after the well was finally capped and the federal government declared that most of the oil was “gone.” For Gulf coast residents, though, the …

Oil

10 reasons to still be pissed off about the BP disaster

BP is gunning to get back to drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. When the Department of Interior issued its first deepwater permit since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, it was for a well that BP owns half of. …

How to spell "BP"

Did we learn anything from the BP oil spill?

The National Oil Spill Commission has given marching orders on how to prevent another disaster. But will Congress listen?

Bach off

Flashback: Bachmann called for 'armed and dangerous' citzenry on climate bill

In the wake of the Arizona shootings, there has been a lot of talk about the influence of political rhetoric. Here are some climate-oriented examples.

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