The Obama campaign is acting as if it is already in a general-election fight, against a Big Oil-Mitt Romney ticket.
Every year fossil fuels get six times as much money in subsidies from the U.S. government -- i.e. you, the taxpayer -- than renewable energy.
NASA released satellite images showing that the Saudis are irrigating the desert in order to grow food -- with fossil water that accumulated during the last Ice Age and will be gone completely in 50 years.
The president whose State Department thanked Exxon executives for their "active involvement" in helping to determine climate change policy is watching the town in which he grew up squirm in the grip of Texas' epic, climate change-enhanced drought.
Climate activist Tim DeChristopher, still serving his sentence for disrupting a government auction of oil leases, has been transferred to isolated confinement. He’s been there since March 9.
In perhaps his worst speech yet, Obama boasted, "We've added enough new oil and gas pipeline to encircle the Earth and then some."
President Obama called for an expedited approval of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. Meet a property owner whose land would be split in half.
Well, that was nice while it lasted. But despite the fact that domestic oil production doesn’t do a dicky bird to bring down gas prices, President Obama is now paying election-year lip service to the idea of, and I quote, “drilling all over the place.” And even more depressingly, he’s now saying that the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, which he’d previously opposed, should be “a priority.”
The president can't control gas prices, as virtually all energy analysts will tell you. But thanks to piss-poor media coverage, the public still doesn't understand.
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