Rebecca Leber

Rebecca Leber is a staff writer for The New Republic.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what world leaders could actually achieve on climate change in Paris

The deal in the works won't keep warming below 2 degrees C, but it could make a big difference anyway.

Climate & Energy

ExxonMobil deserves a pat on the back for Arkansas spill response, says congressmember

ExxonMobil spilled some 200,000 gallons of oil in Mayflower, Ark. But don't be too harsh on the company, says Rep. Markwayne Mullin.


Seven unlikely supporters of Obama’s EPA nominee

Over her two-decade career, Gina McCarthy has drawn unusual praise from Republican and energy-industry admirers.


Coal industry pays fake activists $50 to wear pro-coal shirts at public hearing

Apparently unable to find real activists, the coal industry paid astroturfers $50 to wear pro-coal T-shirts at a recent EPA hearing.

Election 2012

How Obama and Romney compare on green issues

A handy chart lets you compare the presidential candidates' policies on fossil fuels, clean energy, public lands, and oil subsidies.