Politics

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.

Politics

Tom Steyer is not running for Senate, and that’s a good thing

Now the billionaire climate activist can focus on electing other climate hawks and fighting fossil-fueled disinformation campaigns.

Climate & Energy

The Exelon-Pepco merger: Big, nuke-heavy utility looking for new ratepayers to fleece

Giant utility company Exelon has a failing business model and a plan to prop it up. Both ratepayers and clean energy will get screwed in the process.

Politics

At least a couple GOP presidential contenders accept climate science, and that matters

Mitt Romney is back to acknowledging that climate change is real. And Lindsey Graham, a climate realist by Republican standards, might run for president too.

Politics

Obama’s trade agenda is a disaster for the environment, greens warn

The president wants to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals. Republicans are down with that. Democrats and enviros are not.

Climate & Energy

India invites Obama over, but wants 350.org and Sierra Club to stay home

The Indian government is cracking down on climate groups that oppose coal projects, just ahead of Obama's planned state visit.