The One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree On


Ethanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.

Illinois Town Bans Stripping Because of Fracking

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How one small town is bracing for the gold rush.

A Clear View of Alaska


And maybe our future.

Al Gore says Obama Must Veto ‘Atrocity’ of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline


Former vice-president says oil pipeline is ‘really a losing proposition’ and demands climate plan promised at inauguration.

United Airlines Buys Big Into Biofuels


Could the move help clean up a notoriously dirty industry?

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