Stories tagged with Post-election hangover: Whither climate?

Politics

Here’s why you shouldn’t bet that Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline

Unless you like betting on irrationality -- which, in politics, isn't a bad bet.

Climate & Energy

California will start selling carbon allowances tomorrow

They make great stocking stuffers, unlike coal.

Climate & Energy

2012: Hot, costly, and ready for action (on climate change)

And it won't happen, because we're all about to get screwed.

Politics

Lame duck Congress may decide whether to save lame duck wind industry

If they don't, it would be pretty... well, you know.

Politics

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist thinks a carbon tax might make sense — with some caveats [UPDATED]

Grover Norquist's half-hearted endorsement of a carbon tax makes it slightly more likely to happen, but it probably still won't.

Climate & Energy

You be the pessimist! Here’s why the election gives me hope

What if grassroots activists joined with green D.C. insiders, got the president to kill the Keystone pipeline, and put a price on carbon? Bill McKibben explains why the election should make us all optimists.

Climate & Energy

Climate should be Obama’s No. 1 priority, say lots of people who aren’t tree-hugging enviros

The New Yorker calls on Obama to put climate action at the top of his agenda. So does Republican Christine Todd Whitman and other non-hippies.

Climate & Energy

Obama limits oil-shale development OK’d by Bush

The Interior Dept. plans to close 1.6 million acres of federal land that had been slated by the Bush admin for oil-shale development. Remember Bush?

Climate & Energy

Grist’s theme for November: What’s next for the climate?

Introducing: monthly themes! Here's a smattering of the stuff we've got on tap.

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