Patrick Caldwell

Patrick Caldwell is a reporter in Mother Jones' D.C. bureau.

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Rick Perry’s Dakota Access Pipeline business entanglements

The Energy Department pick is on the board of the company behind the pipeline.

Climate & Energy

Rick Perry is on the payroll of a controversial oil pipeline company in Texas

Most presidential candidates step down from corporate boards to avoid conflicts of interest. Not the ex-Texas governor.


3 things Rick Perry knows about global warming: It’s a hoax, he’s not a scientist, and … we forget the third



Jim Webb, Democratic presidential hopeful, slams Obama over Keystone bill veto

Webb vented his frustration with a virulent tweetstorm. Here's what he got wrong.

Climate & Energy

Why the EPA chief needs China’s help to tackle global warming

Combined, China and the U.S. produce nearly half of the world's carbon emissions.