Unless you like betting on irrationality -- which, in politics, isn't a bad bet.
They make great stocking stuffers, unlike coal.
And it won't happen, because we're all about to get screwed.
If they don't, it would be pretty... well, you know.
Grover Norquist's half-hearted endorsement of a carbon tax makes it slightly more likely to happen, but it probably still won't.
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.
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.
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?
Introducing: monthly themes! Here's a smattering of the stuff we've got on tap.