Climate & Energy

Clinton, Warner, and Schweitzer cite energy as they stump for Obama and bash McCain

In a rousing speech endorsing Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton said her erstwhile rival would “transform our energy agenda …

DNC: Schweitzer rips on McCain's energy policy

Montana guv brings the one-liners

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer was all over the energy issue in his speech tonight, ripping on John McCain’s policies and calling for a new energy …

DNC: Warner's keynote

Virginia Senate candidate focuses on energy and climate challenge

As promised, Virginia Senate candidate Mark Warner devoted a portion of his keynote tonight to energy and climate concerns. “Two wars, a warming planet, an …

Double pandered

Media focuses on high costs of clean energy, but gives nuclear a free pass

When the media talks about clean energy, it usually deals with the cost issue with a rational, balanced analysis. Something along the lines of, say, …

DNC: What the next administration needs to do on climate and energy

Bill Becker, head of the Presidential Climate Action Project, talks to Grist

Bill Becker, executive director of the Presidential Climate Action Project, is here at the Democratic convention talking about what the next administration will need to …

The great melting spot

NSIDC: Arctic shortcuts open up; decline pace steady

Fresh from its Olympic-record in denier debunking, the National Snow and Ice Data Center has released a new update: Sea ice extent is declining at …

The 100-meter retract

A new Olympic record for retraction of a mistaken analysis of NSIDC data

The gold medal goes to Steven Goddard of The Register. On Friday, Aug. 15, he published a scathing article, “Arctic ice refuses to melt as …

Obama would make cap-and-trade program a top economic priority

Photo: barackobama.com Setting up a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse-gas emissions would be one of Barack Obama’s top economic priorities if he were elected president, right …

States sue EPA over greenhouse-gas emissions from refineries

Twelve states, the city of New York, and the District of Columbia are suing the U.S. EPA for not regulating greenhouse-gas emissions from oil refineries. …