Politics

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.

Politics

Ted Cruz’s crazy climate theories, debunked

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz shared his climate change theories on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Scientists called them "a load of claptrap."

Politics

Obama orders the federal government to cut carbon emissions

Obama signed an executive order directing the federal government to reduce its carbon footprint by 40 percent below 2008 levels within a decade.

IUDIY

Wear your support for reproductive rights on your head — here’s how

Some Colorado lawmakers can now be found decorating themselves with IUDs to show support for a bill that would fund contraceptive access.

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