Politics

Climate & Energy

Big Oil doesn’t even need Keystone — all the more reason to kill it

The Keystone XL battle is mostly symbolic at this point, which makes winning even more important.

Shrimpercise

What a shrimp treadmill can teach us about science funding

Republicans contend that a shrimp treadmill isn't worth $3 million. They're right: It's priceless. (And only cost $47.)

Climate & Energy

Rising seas are swallowing this Republican’s district. Will he do anything about it?

Much of Garret Graves' district may one day be underwater.

Politics

Why the Democrats are stupid to allow a Senate vote on Keystone

The so-called "Hail Mary" to save Sen. Mary Landrieu's political hide is a pointless Kabuki dance.

Politics

What Harvey Milk can teach today’s green activists

As environmental causes move from national to local, we can take some notes from the tragic but phenomenally successful story of "The Mayor of Castro Street."

Politics

Obama pledges $3 billion for world climate fund, makes the GOP look even dumber

As Obama, our allies in Europe, and even China, commit to reduce emissions, Republicans are becoming more isolated by the day.

Going for a hat trick?

Now that China and the U.S. have a climate deal, will India step up next?

India is the world's No. 3 carbon emitter, and now it's in the hot seat.

Climate & Energy

What climate hawks can learn from the midterms: Messaging and money matter

The mainstream media spun the election as a debilitating blow for climate advocates. That's the wrong takeaway.

Climate & Energy

No, the new climate deal does not let China off the hook

Republicans say the agreement doesn't require China to do anything. Here's why they're wrong.

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