Monuments, like national parks, bring tangible benefits.
Energy & Environment
Coal use is declining in China and the US, which might avert the worst-case warming scenarios.
Calls to reintroduce DDT focus only on the short-term, not undesirable long-term outcomes.
His proposed $10-per-barrel tax on oil is a cruel trick on those he has long championed.
An effort to resolve public lands and wilderness issues has crashed and burned.
Communities are examining the health of their drinking water and it's not a pretty picture.
No windfall for the American consumer can be allowed in Obama's world.
The United States is truly in the middle of an energy renaissance.
For the first time in 40 years, control of the energy markets seems to be moving away from OPEC to the US.
The illegal takeover shines a spotlight on some of the West's thorniest problems.