Energy & Environment

Do we still need a renewable fuel standard?

Headlines tell us the world is awash with oil. Gas costs less than bottled water in many places, and petroleum markets are in a prolonged slump that’s wreaking havoc on the industry’s bottom line.

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Wind energy a winning issue for candidates this fall

Enough for over 20 million homes. That’s how much electricity can be produced with the amount of wind power now installed in the U.S.

Said another way, American wind turbines now produce as much electricity as 17 typical nuclear power...

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Americans want natural gas

As a former member of Congress and political moderate, I thought I’d seen most of the propaganda tactics employed by the political extremes to sway public opinion and achieve political outcomes. However, I am amazed and disappointed at the level...

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Obama will leave his legacy at the expense of fishermen

When President Obama quadrupled the size of a marine national monument off the coast of Hawaii last month, he made history. At 583,000-square-miles, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is twice...

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Congress goes to work for Exxon

The House Science Committee is sticking its nose where it doesn’t belong, and conducting an investigation and hearing far beyond its constitutional power.

For years, at the behest of the oil and gas industry, the Committee has held hearing...

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