Politics

Climate & Energy

How American journalists deal with climate deniers

Political reporters still treat climate denialism as though it's a normal campaign position. What's the alternative?

Climate & Energy

Watch this Florida official awkwardly avoid saying “climate change”

After a state employee had to take a mental health evaluation for using the words “climate change,” officials aren't taking any chances.

Climate & Energy

4 reasons why the Supreme Court’s mercury case is worth watching

This week, the court will hear argument in Michigan v. EPA, a case challenging EPA power-plant rules. Here's why you should care.

Climate & Energy

Climate-denying senator given money by BP PAC

Sen. James Inhofe, who opposes climate change regulation, has received $10,000 from PAC funded by donations from BP's U.S. staff.

Politics

Nothing is nonpartisan any more

Not even behavioral change to reduce energy use.

Climate & Energy

Obama admin’s new fracking rules are just too weak, enviros say

The regulations are particularly feeble when it comes to making companies disclose the chemicals they use in the fracking process.

Filthy lucre

Constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe sells his soul to Big Coal, makes terrible arguments

Tribe, a long-time Obama advisor and liberal in good standing, is taking Peabody Coal money to testify against the EPA's power plant regulations. And his arguments suck.

Climate & Energy

The Obama admin is finally going to green up its fossil fuel leasing, but how much?

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made noises about reforming oil, gas, and coal leasing, but don’t hold your breath for dramatic change.

Cities

NYC can’t fix its housing crisis alone — the suburbs need to step up

If New York's suburbs build more dense, affordable housing, it will be good for lower-income residents -- and for the environment too.

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