Politics

A 9/11 SAT quiz

Hurricane Katrina is to global warming as 9/11 is to ________.

Some Palin energy expertise

ABC has released some excerpts of its interview with Sarah Palin, which will air tonight and tomorrow night. Asked if it would be worth it …

What is the cost of cheap gas?

Weighing the costs and benefits of increased offshore drilling

The following is a guest essay from Michael A. Livermore, Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Regulation at New York University School …

Trumping old King Coal

Kingsnorth six acquitted in U.K. for coal-plant protest and vandalism

Good news from the U.K.: The Kingsnorth Six were acquitted by a Crown Court jury. They were members of a group of 23 Greenpeace volunteers …

SpeechWars

Via Treehugger, SpeechWars is indeed addictive. Enter any word and you can see how many times Obama and McCain have used it in their speeches …

Power to the pupil

Power Vote plans to mobilize 1 million young adults to vote on climate change

The Energy Action Coalition officially launched Power Vote yesterday, a nationwide effort to mobilize a million young people to vote on the issue of climate …

A climate change we can disbelieve in

Sarah Palin’s record on climate change

  Sarah Palin, U.S. vice presidential candidate, may be an influential actor in Congressional efforts to pass climate change legislation. Photo Courtesy State of Alaska. …

Pig poo

Obama thinks the American people don’t want diversions and manipulations … but why?

Obama responds to the trumped-up “lipstick on a pig” controversy, whereby the media dutifully reported the McCain campaign’s hilarious assertion that Obama was calling Palin …

Alaska natural-gas pipeline is far from a done deal

Photo: triciaward In her speech at the Republican National Convention last week, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin touted her role in moving forward a plan for …