Congress Stuffed Some Coal In Its Omnibus Package

coal truck

The Export-Import Bank wants to stop financing coal plants. Congress has other ideas.

Conservative Lobby Group ALEC Plans Anti-Environmental Onslaught

K Street

Bills will reportedly aim to expand offshore oil drilling and cut EPA budget.

Inhofe’s Grand Climate Conspiracy Theory: It’s All About Barbra Streisand

James Inhofe

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

Climate Negotiators Are Working on History’s Most Important Mad Lib

Delegates to the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru, listen to opening remarks this morning. Paolo Aguilar/ZUMA

This week in Peru, delegates are creating the framework for a deal to fight global warming. Next year, they’ll fill in the blanks.

Will Obama Pull the Plug on Wind Energy?

Alexander Steinhof/Flickr

The president has threatened to veto a tax package that includes a lifeline for wind.

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