Climate Policy


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Moot Court

States are already complying with the Clean Power Plan rules they are challenging in court.

But the 27 states still plan to push ahead with their lawsuit.

Through a gas darkly

Obama brags about low gas prices, but he shouldn’t.

First off, he didn't bring the prices down. Second, low prices are bad for the climate.


Big Oil is backing Hillary Clinton. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

She's raking in twice as much oil money as Trump.

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Gas explosion

Natural gas is passing coal as a source of CO2 emissions in the United States.

But gas still isn't the country's biggest source of greenhouse gas pollution. That would be oil.

Still Not Stewart

Seth Meyers: Eco-warrior?

Seth Meyers lays into climate-denier excuses.

California dreamin'

California has a lot of kinks to work out on its ambitious new climate goal.

Just saying you'll cut a ton of emissions won't cut it.

Obama could make climate progress internationally even if he’s hobbled at home

A big, global climate treaty isn't going to happen, but Obama could push forward lots of smaller deals to promote clean energy, efficiency, and other good stuff.

U.S. leads the world in cutting CO2 emissions — so why aren’t we talking about it?

Contrary to popular belief, the U.S. is making progress on climate change. And not just because of the recession and the natural-gas boom.