They say it's a big deal in the fight against global warming—substantively and symbolically—even if there's a lot more to do.
Monday's announcement of new regulations on coal-fired power plants will be historic. But big questions remain.
Conservatives Call Obama's New EPA Rules a 'War on Coal,' But the Real War Will Be in the States
May 30, 2014
It depends on state regulators.
Obama's Dirty, Coal-Loving Past
May 29, 2014
The coal industry says Obama's new energy rules are the product of his lifelong emnity. His record says otherwise.
It's the idea mainstream conservatives used to support—and participation by states will be voluntary. But, you know, it's still Obama.
Conservatives say U.S. efforts are pointless, because China won't go along. The Chinese are proving otherwise.
Obama's New Rules for Coal Plants Are a B.F.D. The Ensuing Political Fight May Be Even Bigger.
May 25, 2014
June 2 will be a big day for Obama—and an even bigger day for the planet
The Truth About Stanford's Coal Divestment
May 22, 2014
It's not as groundbreaking as they made it sound
People are more likely to believe criminals have committed premeditated crimes when they themselves are cold.
Climate Change Will Force Us to Abandon Coastal Cities. We'd Better Start Preparing Right Now.
May 18, 2014
The consequences of our inaction today will not be fixable down the road, no matter how much money the government spends. Instead, we will focus on containing the damage, whether through mitigation or abandonment.