America’s Most Obvious Tax Reform Idea: Kill the Oil and Gas Subsidies


In a world where $100-a-barrel oil is here to stay, there’s no need to pad the industry’s bottom line.

Climate Change Denying Congressman to Head Subcommittee on Climate Change

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Rep. Chris Stewart has written Glenn Beck-endorsed end times novels. Now he might be dealing with the real thing.

Obama’s New New Climate Plan

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POTUS throws down $2 billion for clean energy R&D.

Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat in the Pacific, Says Top U.S. Admiral

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Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III is no smelly hippie.

Coal Power Plants Are Killing Thousands in Europe: Report

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China isn’t the only place with smog problems these days.


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