Politics

Climate & Energy

Obama’s Atlantic drilling plan criticized by Democrats

A group of Senate Democrats from the Northeast is pushing back on the Obama administration's proposal to open new areas of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling.

JOKES ASIDE

But seriously, folks — this stand-up economist says Republicans will like his carbon tax

Comiconomist Yoram Bauman has a carbon tax plan for Washington state. The punch line: He thinks he can get both political parties on board.

Politics

We can’t have resilience without justice

When trust is missing, communities don't come together in times of crisis. We need to build trust to be resilient to the shocks of the future.

Climate & Energy

No, GOP hopefuls, the blizzard doesn’t mean climate change is a hoax

Weather is not climate.

Climate & Energy

Al Gore is still kicking butt as a climate warrior

He's reviving Live Earth. He's telling truths to the 1%. He sticks up for the 350 ppm goal. He bashes Keystone. Gore is a global rock star.

Climate & Energy

India and U.S. agree on some energy deals — but no emission cuts

The two countries will work together to expand nuclear and solar power, but they aren’t saying anything about curbing coal or CO2.

Climate & Energy

Here’s an excellent analogy about climate change and developing countries

What if you showed up late to a dinner party, missed the food, and then got stuck doing the dishes?

Declaring ANWR on the GOP

Obama to protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The president is picking a big fight with oil-lovin' Republicans, and the green community is delighted.

Climate & Energy

Climate and population are linked — but maybe not the way you thought

No, this isn't about blaming people with large families in developing countries -- or blaming anyone at all.