Politics

Politics

Scott Walker doesn’t want Wisconsin officials talking climate

The Republican governor keeps a fuzzy record of public statements, but his actions have shown his true colors as a warrior against science.

Climate & Energy

Rick Perry is on the payroll of a controversial oil pipeline company in Texas

Most presidential candidates step down from corporate boards to avoid conflicts of interest. Not the ex-Texas governor.

The Sanders of time

Bernie Sanders tells Bill Maher: Climate change is young people’s issue, and mine, too

Progressive presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he's going to reach out to young voters by emphasizing his calls for climate action.

Politics

Congressional Republicans: Damn the environment, full cuts ahead!

The GOP majority is gunning for the environment with its new appropriations bills, which would gut federal climate efforts.

Politics

It sure looks like the Pacific trade pact sucks. Why is Obama so hot for it?

A brief bipartisan rebellion was only a bump in the road for the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership, which could undercut environmental rules.

Politics

Jeb Bush dismisses his church’s stance on climate change — why not gay marriage?

The candidate seems to follow Catholic teachings when they align with the Republican Party — and dismiss them when they don’t.

Living

We picked 10 badass candidates for the new $10 bill

Because the U.S. Treasury decided that it would be "some lady ... !"

Politics

Jeb Bush joins Santorum in hating on Pope Francis’ climate encyclical

Republicans, the fossil fuel industry, and the Heartland Institute are working to discredit the pope's encyclical -- even before its release.

Climate & Energy

He may be pope, but that doesn’t mean he can stop climate change

Church teachings don't hold much sway in partisan politics where people's minds are already made up. Why do we think the pope's climate stand will be any different?