Stephen Lacey

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

Bush admin pushed Solyndra loan guarantee for two years

The Obama admin is getting bashed for backing a solar company that recently went under. But it was actually the Bush admin that started the ball rolling on a loan guarantee for Solyndra.

Reinventing fire: five ways to save our energy-hogging economy

A new report reminds us where we are today in terms of energy consumption, and offers an ambitious vision for a prosperous clean-energy future.

U.S. solar projects boom as PV prices keep falling

The U.S. lags behind in solar PV manufacturing, but falling panel prices mean thriving commercial-scale development.

Chinese cheaters? How China dominates solar

Chinese companies overwhelm the solar manufacturing sector. Could they be using predatory pricing to squash the competition?

Chris Christie met with Koch brother before pulling out of climate pact

Tape of a secret meeting between Christie and one of the Koch brothers sheds light on Christie's decision to pull out of a regional climate initiative.

Rick Perry: The EPA 'won't know what hit 'em'

Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his intentions to make the EPA unapologetically pro-pollution.

Solar stunner: U.S. exports almost $2 billion of solar products

With all the talk about China's dominance in the solar sector, you might not think that the U.S. is a net exporter of solar products. But it is, to the tune of $1.8 billion.

State Department concludes Keystone XL has 'no significant impacts'

The State Department issued its final environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, finding it would bring no significant environmental impacts.

One billion cars clog traffic worldwide

India and Brazil are also helping to accelerate worldwide auto sales -- and greenhouse-gas emissions.