Politics

Celebrate good times, come on! No, seriously.

Greens need to learn how to celebrate their friends and their movement

I’ve run into a lot of sentiment along the lines of this comment thread — harumphing about how weak and insufficient the impending energy bill is — and it seems crazy and wrongheaded to me. …

Energy bill back on track?

Pelosi says bill up for vote next week will contain CAFE, RFS, and RES

For days I’ve been hearing that some kind of deal is imminent on the energy bill. There was talk that the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) was going to get dropped, perhaps to be attached to …

Heartland values

Heartland Presidential Forum will allow grassroots activists to ask Dem candidates questions

The Heartland Presidential Forum will take place in Des Moines, Iowa, tomorrow, broadcast live from 2:30 to 5:30 EST on CSPAN1 and webcast live at movementvisionlab.org. Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Kucinich, and Obama will be there. …

RFK Jr. endorses Hillary Clinton for prez

Erstwhile earth-protector Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton for president. Effused Kennedy, “Hillary Clinton has the strength and experience to … reverse the potentially devastating effects of global warming.” With her bare …

Rep. Markey on the energy bill

Hostage situation in Hillary Clinton’s New Hampshire campaign office

CNN has the latest. UPDATE: Just heard on WMUR that the man inside is demanding to speak to Clinton. UPDATE: Two hostages have been released, and according to WMUR, that’s everyone — apparently only the …

Robert Kennedy Jr. …

… has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Wonder how Clinton feels about Cape Wind?

Coal's desperate campaign for survival

A multi-million dollar ad campaign tries to convince Americans that coal still rules

Today’s Progress Report from CAP has a great rundown on the clean coal industry and the presidential debates. I’ve put the whole thing under the fold. Read it and weep: Viewers tuning into Wednesday’s CNN/YouTube …

Laissez unfair

In his typically succinct way, Atrios captures something essential about energy policy, modern-day conservatism, and Rudy Giuliani: Jim Cramer is interviewing Rudy. I don’t have the sound on, but the captions are funny. First one. …