Politics

Climate & Energy

Meet Obama’s chief resilience officer

Harriet Tregoning, a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning, is now the head of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience.

CCA, OMG

California communities seize control of their energy futures

Here's the coolest thing happening in the electricity world right now: communities banding together and buying their own (cleaner) power, bypassing utilities.

Climate & Energy

No, Obama did not veto the Keystone XL pipeline

But from the misleading messages some green groups have been spreading on social media, you'd think he really did.

Guilty until proven innocent

How dirty media brought down Oregon’s clean-energy governor and his activist fiancée

John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes were hounded out of the governor's mansion by a newspaper editorial board that didn't like their climate activism.

Climate & Energy

Care about global climate change? Then fight local air pollution

The dirty fuels that cause particulate pollution are the same dirty fuels that cause global warming -- another great reason to crack down on them.

Climate & Energy

Obama vetoes Keystone bill. You can thank 30 Rock.

Congress tried to take the Keystone decision out of Obama's hands. Obama said no -- probably because Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin told him to.

Climate & Energy

What we can learn from British Columbia’s carbon tax

A new report contains interviews with 14 key figures in the development of British Columbia's carbon tax. They share what they've learned.

Politics

Why some grads are refusing to pay their student loans

Occupy leaders' latest move is supporting students who were burned by a shady for-profit college.

Climate & Energy

Climate-denying scientist got piles of money from fossil fuel interests

Willie Soon, a favorite among climate deniers, describes his research as "deliverables" in correspondence with his dirty funders.

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