The same ExxonMobil pipeline that made a big mess a month ago in Mayflower, Ark., has now spilled into a yard in Missouri.
Rep. Ed Markey won the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’ special Senate election, thanks in part to help from greens, and is favored to win the general election.
Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas has drafted a bill that would let Congress set the criteria for grants awarded by the National Science Foundation.
Last year, Obama banned mines near the Grand Canyon, but one Canadian company has successfully argued that it should be allowed to mine anyway.
Democrats pointed out that climate change disproportionately affects women, especially poor women in developing countries. Right-wing media outlets thought that was funny.
Mora County has also adopted a bill of rights asserting its local autonomy, essentially telling state and federal officials and corporations to piss off.
CREDO tried to run an ad on Facebook calling on Mark Zuckerberg to pull his backing from a TV ad that talks up Keystone XL. Facebook nixed the CREDO ad.
The EPA has lowered its estimate of how much methane escapes during production of natural gas, but some scientists are skeptical of the rosy new figures.
An Assembly committee gave a thumbs-up to three bills that would impose a moratorium on fracking until the state studies the environmental and health impacts.