Fact: Obama Will Cap Carbon

Before the end of the Barack Obama presidency, the EPA will place a cap on carbon pollution from all power plants. This is no longer a mystery. This is happening. […]
Bill Scher

West Blast Obliterates Safety Lie

You are not safe. Not at work. Not at home in your bed. The biggest threat is not terrorism. It’s corporate negligence leading to a blast or collapse or release […]
Leo Gerard

On Earth Day, U.S. Is Behind In The Clean Energy Race

The Pew Charitable Trust’s fourth annual report on “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?” doesn’t give the United States much to celebrate on this Earth Day. The report, released last […]
Derek Pugh

A Middle-Class Anthem: Good-Paying Green Jobs

“Tell me I’m your national anthem.” That was the theme of the hundreds of environmentalists and labor union members gathered today at the BlueGreen Alliance’s annual conference in Washington. They […]
Derek Pugh

Obama Keeps The Climate-Jobs Connection

As I discussed yesterday, David Leonhardt of the New York Times counseled President Obama to drop using green jobs as a selling point for address climate change. Thankfully, last night […]
Bill Scher

For the Unemployed, Romney’s Debate Was Full of “Wind Jobs”

Mitt Romney's "binder full of women" comment has gone viral, which is pretty entertaining but has had the unfortunate side effect of crowding the phrase "wind jobs." That's a real loss, because that term could become a very useful part of our political vocabulary.
Richard Eskow

Romney’s Energy Plan To Heat The Planet

Mitt Romney unveiled a one-page economic plan - Mitt Romney’s Plan For A Stronger Middle Class - includes an energy component that is strongly attached to the fading, dinosaur oil and coal industries. It should be called "Mitt Romney's Plan To Heat The Planet."

Romney Endorses A Carbon Tax & Ending Oil Subsidies?

The key comment was made by Shawn McCoy, a spokesman for Romney’s Iowa campaign, who, while explaining how Romney is anti-renewable energy, told The Des Moines Register that the candidate would "allow the wind credit to expire, end the stimulus boondoggles*, and create a level playing field on whi...
Brian Dockstader

The Coal Industry Wants You In The Dark

If you've watched any cable news show in the last year, chances are you've probably seen one or a thousand ads from the fossil fuel industry attacking regulations and/or trying to paint their products as necessary for prosperity.
Brian Dockstader

More Solar Not Less

Van Jones will be a featured speaker at the Take Back the American Dream conference, convening June 18 to 20 in Washington, DC.

Rick Santorum – WFT (What The Frack)

I'd like to urge Mitt Romney to disregard his fellow Republicans' warnings not to destroy Rick Santorum, and step up his attacks on
Terrance Heath
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