Politics

Climate & Energy

Obama’s deal with China is a big win for solar, nuclear, and clean coal

We could soon see an armistice in the solar trade war.

We're from the GOP and we're here to help ... fry the planet

Meet the Senate leaders who plan to gut the EPA and approve Keystone

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the new Republican committee chairs are all hostile to climate action.

Climate & Energy

4 reasons Republicans are losing their sh*t over the U.S.-China climate deal

The GOP is really not happy about this new agreement. Here's why.

Climate & Energy

5 more things to celebrate besides the big new climate deal

We’ve cherry-picked a few other good news items to keep your serotonin levels elevated.

Climate & Energy

No, Obama’s carbon limits won’t mean massive power outages

Our electric grid's overseer warns that the EPA’s Clean Power Plan threatens the reliability of our power systems, but climate change itself is a bigger danger to dependability.

Holy disappearing smoke!

New U.S.-China climate deal is a game changer

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have announced that they are pursuing ambitious new greenhouse gas emission reductions.

Throwing bad money after bad

Rich countries are still wasting billions on subsidies for fossil fuels

The G20 nations pledged to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. Instead they're now spending $88 billion a year just on exploration, not to mention all the other subsidies.

Politics

How the GOP-run Senate could ruin global climate action here and abroad

Undermining the EPA also means undermining climate treaty negotiations in Paris next year.

Politics

David Roberts explains postmodern conservatism in 36 tweets

A case headed to the Supreme Court is a crucial turning point in the American conservative movement's ability to assert that black is white and up is down.

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