Environment

Dirty Energy Lobby Looking to NRA for Guidance

Dirty Energy Lobby Looking to NRA for Guidance
Noted climate change denier David Deming thinks the fossil fuel industry could learn a thing or two from the NRA about how to become an effective, powerful lobbying force.
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Keystone XL Scandal: Obama State Department Hid Contractor's TransCanada Ties

Keystone XL Scandal: Obama State Department Hid Contractor's TransCanada Ties
A top expert who helped write the government's latest Keystone report previously consulted on three different TransCanada projects—a fact the State Department tried to hide.
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Senate Energy Committee Endorses Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary with 19-3 Vote

Senate Energy Committee Endorses Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary with 19-3 Vote
The committee's 19-3 vote in favor of Jewell came after current Interior Secretary Ken Salazar agreed to review a decision blocking construction of a gravel road through a wildlife refuge to provide access to an all-weather airport in rural Alaska.
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Republicans Name Climate Change Denier as Chair of Climate Change Subcommittee

Republicans Name Climate Change Denier as Chair of Climate Change Subcommittee
“I’m not as convinced as a lot of people are that man-made climate change is the threat they think it is,” said the GOP's new Chair for the House subcommittee on climate change.
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Everyone In Favor of Breaking Up Big Banks, Even Tea Partiers

Everyone In Favor of Breaking Up Big Banks, Even Tea Partiers
A growing number of people across the ideological spectrum are calling for breaking up the Big Banks — which would threaten to harm the global economy if they go under.
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Win Any Argument With a Clean Energy Critic Using This Flowchart

Win Any Argument With a Clean Energy Critic Using This Flowchart
Do you support clean energy? This customization flowchart, based on James West's "Do you believe in climate change?" chart, will enable you to win any argument with a knuckle-dragging clean energy basher.
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Ryan Budget Includes Mandatory Approval of Keystone XL, Other Dirty Energy Giveaways

Ryan Budget Includes Mandatory Approval of Keystone XL, Other Dirty Energy Giveaways
The new Ryan budget would be a disaster for the environment. In addition to cuts to crucial environmental and health programs, the budget would mandate immediate approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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Government Keystone XL Study Done by Firm Connected to Oil Industry

Government Keystone XL Study Done by Firm Connected to Oil Industry
EnSys Energy has worked with ExxonMobil, BP and Koch Industries, which own oil sands production facilities and refineries in the Midwest that process heavy Canadian crude oil.
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Environmentalists Oppose San Diego Five-Year Navy Training Program

Environmentalists Oppose San Diego Five-Year Navy Training Program
Environmentalists say that a five-year training program proposed by the Navy off the coast of Southern California would ramp up sonar activity and underwater detonations that could pose a threat to endangered marine mammals like the blue whale.
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Coal Baron Don Blankenship Implicated In The Death Of 29 Miners

Coal Baron Don Blankenship Implicated In The Death Of 29 Miners
Just under three years ago, an explosion in the Upper Big Branch coal mine in Montcoal, West Virginia stole the lives of 29 miners. Now, former CEO Don Blankenship has been directly implicated in conspiring to skirt safety regulations.
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