Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich called for action on climate change, saying he was “all for” developing clean energy. (Too bad he’s still all for fossil fuels, too.)
The oldest, most conservative Americans may get turned off by clean energy, but it still has solid support among the rest of the electorate — making it a classic wedge issue.
The coal industry has rolled out a new ad trying desperately to paint itself as “clean.”
To add to the growing list of Mitt Romney’s flip-flops on energy and climate, in 2003 he called cap-and-trade “an effective approach” to mitigating climate change.
With its latest energy action plan basically a how-to for warming the planet, the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) lives up to its name. We wish it were still April 1.
In 2006, Romney supported high gas prices as a way to discourage consumption. He’s since hit the reset button on that talking point, too.
American solar-panel manufacturers have complained that the Chinese are crushing them with underpriced, over-subsidized panels — and now the U.S. Commerce Department officially agrees.
By not mentioning climate change, Obama is letting the GOP rule the conversation on energy.
The same lawmakers clinging desperately to Keystone won’t extend the production tax credit that keeps the burgeoning wind industry alive.