Stephen Lacey

Stephen Lacey is a reporter with Climate Progress covering clean energy issues. He formerly worked as a producer/editor at

Almost $11 million spent on Solyndra attack ads — but voters aren’t buying it

Special interest groups spent close to $11 million since April on ads attacking Solyndra and clean-energy loans. But polls show most voters still don't know about the company or are indifferent.

The greener the industry, the higher the job-growth rate

When industries make an effort to green operations, they add jobs, found a report from the Economic Policy Institute.

We’re No. 1! (In climate denier coverage)

A recent study indicates that the U.S. ranks first in newspapers giving voice to climate deniers. Somewhere Jim Inhofe is doing a tap dance.

President Obama and Mitt Romney in the first of three presidential debates.

Debate debrief: No mention of climate, energy lies from Romney

In the first debate, Romney made bogus statements about stimulus funding for cleantech firms. No one made any statements about climate change.

Free-market hypocrisy: Why do we hold renewables to different standards?

Calls for a "free-market" approach to energy ignore the fact that recent incentives for renewables are no different than the perks fossil fuels and nuclear energy have enjoyed for decades.

Al Gore condemns media for dropping the ball on climate change coverage

The Goracle had some harsh words for the press after its tepid reaction to news of record Arctic ice melt.

Rush Limbaugh says Obama manipulated hurricane forecasts to delay GOP convention

The conservative radio host spins out a truly wacky conspiracy theory.

Top U.S. science official: ‘Climate change is having consequences in real time’

Jane Lubchenco, head of NOAA, said Americans are connecting the dots between climate change and recent severe weather. When will political leaders make the issue a priority?

Bus-ted: Romney takes anti-clean energy stance to six states with 418k green jobs

Mitt Romney begins a bus tour today across six states where green jobs are far from illusory.