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?

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.

Mitt Romney in front of a tree

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.

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.

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?

Mitt Romney

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.

Penguin lives the dream, bites Newt Gingrich

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

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.

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.