energy

One of Obama's Biggest Climate Change Obstacles Is His Own Administration
April 14, 2015

How can the administration lead by example when the Department of Interior is responsible for nearly a quarter of all U.S. emissions?

2015 Is the Year the GOP's "War on Coal" Nightmares Come True
We'll see the largest wave of coal plants retiring in U.S. history
April 10, 2015

Prepare for the largest wave of coal-plant shutdowns in U.S. history.

Fracking Is Good for American Consumers
But we still need to account for the environmental costs
March 20, 2015

But we still need to account for the environmental costs.

House Republicans Use "Energy Independence" as an Excuse to Slash Climate Funds
March 17, 2015

Republicans want to undo what little progress the U.S. has made on climate change.

Tony Blair Has Another Repressive Central Asian Autocracy to Sell You
January 05, 2015

The ex-prime minister and his colleague cash in while human rights are ignored. 

Christmas Lights Are Ruining Your Health and the Environment
Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution
December 23, 2014

Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution.

How Congress Planned To Solve The 1970s Energy Crisis
Representative Mo Udall's ambitious strategy to wean the United States off fossil fuels by the year 2000
August 12, 2014

Hindsight does wonders. Mo Udall, former pro-basketball player turned member of Congress, proposed an ambitious agenda to wean the United States off fossil fuels by the year 2000.

The Multi-Billion Dollar Fight Over Who Owns The Sun
Documenting Santa Clara's 1975 plan to keep the sun a public resource
August 12, 2014

In 1975, Santa Clara fought to make the sun a public resource. Did they succeed? 

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