Is $20 million too much to spend to prevent radioactive fallout in the case of a nuclear accident? Germany, Japan, and other nations say no. American companies say yes.
In addition to its climate impacts, the Keystone XL pipeline would pose threats to whooping cranes and lots of other endangered species.
Moniz, an MIT physicist and former Clinton administration official, has some controversial views on natural gas as a "bridge" fuel and other energy issues.
The brash Bostonite has been strong on climate change policy, but she's also friendly with industry.
Van Jones came out swinging against Keystone, warning that if it's approved it would be a big black mark on Obama's legacy.
First the Times shut down its environment desk. Now it's shuttering its environment blog. But the paper claims it'll keep reporting on green issues.
The mostly white, Republican Michigan government is taking over the mostly black, Democratic Detroit government. What could possibly go wrong?
The State Department's new environmental impact statement says there's no good environmental reason not to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
They don't get as much press as BP's Gulf gusher did, but oil spills happen constantly. Here are just a few from this past week.
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