How long will it take the politics of climate change to catch up with the science of it?
Energy & Environment
Congress should view state and local governments as partners in achieving energy goals.
Both parties prefer to stand on the sidelines, letting the fossil fuel industry lead.
Citing climate change, a UN official wants to "transform the economic development model."
Limitless production and consumption is not possible on a finite planet.
The need for fresh water will never lessen and there are no viable alternatives.
Offshore wind development creates more jobs than offshore drilling.
The rules reduce a greenhouse gas while directing natural gas back into the supply chain.
But to remain economically competitive, the inefficient mine-permitting process must change.
We can't treat energy policy as a game, even when others do.