Politics

Climate & Energy

Shell gets the final go-ahead to drill in the Arctic

The Obama administration says sure, go for it. Hey, what could go wrong?

Climate & Energy

O’Malley connects climate change and security, Republicans think it’s a gaffe

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley talked about the link between climate and violence, and conservatives just didn’t get it.

Food

House Republicans want to preempt state GMO labeling laws

The genetically modified food labeling debate heads back to Congress.

Climate & Energy

Wind power could get its tax breaks back

The Senate is moving toward restoring a key tax credit for the wind energy industry. But the House might not play along.

Climate & Energy

Pope hangs out with mayors, gets them to make climate pledges

Sixty mayors from around the world gathered at the Vatican and got encouragement from Pope Francis for their plans to cut CO2 emissions.

Here’s what President Trump will do in his first 100 days

All men may be created equal, but all presidents certainly are not.

Climate & Energy

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich believes in climate change. But he doesn’t want to fix it

Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn't "want to overreact" to global warming.

Climate & Energy

Why so many Republicans can’t resist climate denial

Climate change unites the religious right and big business, and GOP politicians cower before those two interest groups.

Climate & Energy

Hillary Clinton rakes in money from fossil fuel interests

Fundraisers for her campaign include oil execs and dirty energy lobbyists, so no surprise she doesn’t have a bold climate agenda.