Nicole Allan

Nicole Allan is a staff editor at, where she writes for the Politics Channel. She has also written for Slate and The New Republic.

The Climate Desk

How Reid's parliamentary maneuvering could doom reforms to the oil industry

The Sen. majority leader may block amendments to an oil reform bill, endangering a bipartisan priority in order to prevent efforts to sideline the EPA

The Climate Desk

The climate war’s western front

Gov. Schwarzenegger at a press conference. Photo: Office of the GovernorThe latest California ballot measure to make a national splash addresses neither marijuana nor gay marriage, but an even more contentious issue these days: cap-and-trade. Proposition 23 would suspend California’s …