Climate & Energy

Yet another international climate meeting gets rollin’

Yet another round of international climate talks has kicked off, this time in Bonn, Germany. More than 2,000 delegates from 162 countries will chit-chat over …

Krauthammer, Part II

The real reason conservatives don’t believe in climate science

Part I discussed the odd anti-science part of Krauthammer's screed, "Carbon Chastity: The First Commandment of the Church of the Environment." I ended by asking, Why does he break faith with so many conservatives and worship at the altar of evolution science, but stick with them on climate denial? My book discusses this general question at length, and offers the answer:

The strange case of Bob Corker

Conservative senator offers two progressive amendments to climate bill

One of the more ambitious and progressive proposals in the climate debate is Peter Barnes’ “cap-and-dividend,” which would take the revenue from carbon permit auctions …

Ten industry arguments against action on global warming … and why they are wrong

For the debate on Boxer-Lieberman-Warner, Daniel J. Weiss, Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, has written a debunking of standard attack lines on climate action. Here are the myths he takes on:

Lame duck quacking

White House says it will veto Lieberman-Warner climate bill

I received the following release from the White House this morning: —– STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY S. 3036 – Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act (Sen. Boxer …

Making radio waves

Boxer gives Democratic radio address to rally support for Climate Security Act

Sen. Babara Boxer, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee and the floor manager of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act, gave the Democratic radio …

The fruits of labor

Climate Security Act gets support from labor unions

The Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act has picked up a decent amount of support from labor groups. So far: The Building and Construction Trades Department of …

Let’s shoot a little higher

Charles Blow says “we need to declare a coordinated war on climate change akin to the wars on drugs and terror.” Surely we can do …

Some like it <em>really</em> hot

An Inconvenient Musical plays on

Think the idea of An Inconvenient Opera is a bit off-key? You might be singing a different tune after reading this: Apparently, An Inconvenient Musical …