Jerry Brown, then and nowTrivia questions for energy geeks: Which state approved the country’s first energy-efficiency standards for appliances? The first green building codes? The first big wind farms? And who was governor when all those fine things happened? The …
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper took Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on a bike ride last week to show off B-cycle, the city’s new bike-sharing program. He talks to Grist about urban mobility and his campaign for governor.
Colorado gubernatorial candidates: a mayor who’s promoted biking; a Tea Partier who thinks bike-sharing is a U.N. scheme; or a third-party candidate who only talks about immigration.
Michigan Republican Rick Snyder is a high-tech venture capitalist, a one-time Nature Conservancy board member, and a Smart Growth backer who talks about investing in transit and reining in sprawl. And he could well become governor of a state with …
Florida’s governor race pits Alex Sink (D), a former banking executive comfortable talking energy efficiency and cleantech business plans, against Rick Scott (R), a largely unknown hospital-chain owner who supports offshore drilling but hasn’t made his positions clear on many …
Tell us what you know about the governor’s race in Maine. What’s at stake? What are candidates saying about climate change and other green issues?
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In Michigan, our big, hairy, audacious goal is to make our state the international hub of the clean energy industry, creating jobs by transforming Michigan from rust belt to green belt.
The Democratic candidate for governor spoke to Grist about energy, high-speed rail, and the daunting prospect of urban planning in Texas.
Perry relishes his role as a foe of national climate action. He lambasted the climate bill that passed the House last year as an “economic disaster.” He is suing the EPA to block it from regulating greenhouse gas pollution. But …
Republican gubernatorial candidates in many states deny climate science. Check out these quotes.
Paul LePage, the TeaOP candidate for governor in Maine, has a loony climate-denying, DEP-bashing, offshore-oil-dr â€¦ spilling platform.
The creation of a modern rail network in the United States is becoming just another political football.
Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick adopted a forward-looking energy plan, but it’s been constrained by economic calamity set in motion before he took office.
What’s at stake in the Minnesota governor’s race? Quite a bit for the future of energy and transportation in the state.
States are way ahead of the feds in helping clean-energy businesses. They’re on track to create 2 million jobs — but GOP candidates oppose the plan.
Gov. Strickland has come out hard against his Republican opponent for talking about repealing the state’s clean energy standard. On transit, too, Strickland positions himself as the forward-looking candidate.
Oklahoma GOP gov candidate Mary Fallin says what sets her apart is “having children” — a slam at Dem opponent Jari Askins, who doesn’t have kids.
Thirty-seven governorships are up for grabs this election, and they’ll have a huge impact on energy & climate issues. Who are the winners and losers?