Election 2012

Election 2012

Big Oil dominates political attacks on Obama

Last month, almost 14,000 negative ads focused on energy. Why is energy dominating the right's campaign against Obama?

Election 2012

Obama gears up for a campaign climate fight

In a Rolling Stone interview, President Obama made some remarkable statements about climate as a campaign issue and the millions pouring into anti-science disinformation campaigns.

Election 2012

Romney, once an anti-sprawl crusader, created model for Obama ‘smart growth’ program

As governor of Massachusetts, Romney fought sprawl and promoted density -- another set of issues on which he looks to be seriously out of sync with the Tea Party and the GOP base.

Election 2012

How Obama and Romney compare on green issues

A handy chart lets you compare the presidential candidates' policies on fossil fuels, clean energy, public lands, and oil subsidies.

Politics

Obama may blow off the Earth Summit

World leaders will gather in June to discuss the future of the planet. Will the president be a no-show?

Election 2012

Happy Earth Day, Mitt!

Mitt Romney might be the country's No. 1 brownwasher, trying to cover up past greenery and blend in with the GOP crowd.

Animals

Penguin lives the dream, bites Newt Gingrich

Gingrich was bitten on the finger by the penguin at the St. Louis zoo.

Election 2012

Being Green: Presidential hopeful Jill Stein aims to rebuild a broken system

The Green Party’s front-runner says she wants to get corporations out of politics, create universal health care and free higher education, and rebuild the American economy. Don’t even get her started on Ralph Nader.

Fossil Fuels

Obama ad ties Mitt Romney to Big Oil’s gas-price attacks

The Obama campaign is acting as if it is already in a general-election fight, against a Big Oil-Mitt Romney ticket.

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