Politics

Climate & Energy

Alaska legislature looking for polar-bear skeptics

The Alaska legislature wants to use $2 million in state money to fund an “academic based” conference to highlight the views of scientists who don’t think the polar bear should be put on the endangered-species list. The U.S. Interior Department …

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Or how to prove you’re even dumber than your opponents

There are a lot of things I miss about Bill Clinton. "Triangulation" is not one of them. For those unfamiliar with the term, triangulation is the political strategy by which a candidate takes the stupidest ideas of his/her opponent and …

Climate & Energy

McCain: We went to war for oil

In ’91, that is! Not in 2003. No sir.

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Unilever supports rainforest destruction moratorium

Greenpeace just announced a big win in its anti-palm oil campaign: just five days after launching a campaign to pressure food and cosmetics giant Unilever to stop purchasing palm oil from rainforest destroyers, Unilever met Greenpeace halfway. Apparently nervous about …

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Baroo?

NBC reporting that Clinton has cancelled her morning show appearances and all public events tomorrow.

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Save us, Al!

“Perhaps the only guy that can end this is Al Gore.” — David Gergen, political consultant and former presidential adviser, commenting on the never-ending Democratic primary during CNN’s live coverage Tuesday night

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Obama takes NC; Clinton appears to win Indiana

Barack Obama claimed North Carolina, and Hillary Clinton is the likely winner out in Indiana. In his speech in Raleigh, Obama noted the need for new, clean energy policy, and took the opportunity to knock Clinton and McCain’s “gas-tax holiday” …

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McCain campaign gets in on the anti-intellectualism

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Remember how there are primaries today?

Obama is projected to win North Carolina decisively. Later this evening, Clinton is expected to win Indiana decisively. And so it goes. And goes. And goes. Kill me.