It's about time both sides who argue only their perspective (economy or environment) recognize that to ensure the well-being of our world's population today and for the future, one must be honest and embrace that both are essential and not mutually exclusive.
Energy & Environment
Time is long past due for America to move on climate change.
It isn't just a single instance or two where the agency has failed to protect the public.
The U.S. now finds itself in a position to export both natural gas and petroleum.
Next week, the EPA is expected to publish the notice of proposed rulemaking to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. This is a big deal.
In a little-noticed part of the opinion, the Supreme Court's decision in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation sheds light on a design flaw in the statute that most prominently features cooperative federalism — the Clean Air Act. The Clean Air Act may be structured, counterintuitively and unhelpfully, to discourage state participation.
There is a long history of using EPA rules as a catch-all conduit of culpability, a slight-of-hand smokescreen useful for setting up the agency as the dupe to mask the real reasons behind power plant shutdowns.
There are currently 1.3 billion people on Earth living in energy poverty.
White House senior adviser John Podesta threw down the gauntlet to congressional Republicans on attempts to minimize damage being done to the economy by President Obama's environmental regulations. "All I would say is that those have zero percent...
This country has an addiction problem. We've spent $20 billion since 2010 trying to kick the habit. But it lingers. It is becoming a threat to our safety. I'm talking about our addiction to oil. It's gotten so bad that we are now paying our enemies' bills.
Each dollar we put into the tank goes to finance religious fanatics in Iran and Syria. And we're putting a lot of money in the tank. Last year, 66 percent of the nation's oil came from abroad. A big chunk of that comes from the Middle East. So each time we pay at the pump, we funnel money into the coffers of the people who have resolved to destroy our way of life.