Energy & Environment

We must take care of Camp Lejeune’s betrayed

For more than three decades, Marines, their families and civilian workers on base unwittingly drank and bathed in water polluted with gasoline, pesticides and other toxic chemicals believed responsible for devastating illnesses such as cancer, leukemia and birth defects.


Climate change and drilling

What is emerging is a clear picture of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic and the risks posed by future drilling in the area.


The Lesser Prairie-Chicken and circumventing public oversight

At first glance, this might seem like a parochial issue. In reality, it is a lawsuit that carries with it serious implications not only for the individual private property rights of all Americans, but also for the future of our economy and energy independence here in the United States.


Effective climate agreements: past, present and future

Climate efforts by U.S. states and the administration, along with energy efficiency investments and the switch from coal to lower emitting natural gas, have helped to reduce American emissions to their lowest levels in 20 years, despite opposition by almost all Republicans in Congress.


An Earth Day resolution

The Union of Concerned Scientists and the Natural Resources Defense Council believe motorcoaches are the “greenest’ form of transportation, surpassing air, rail, and private automobiles.