Energy & Environment

Justin Sink - 06/25/14 08:34 PM EDT
President Obama said congressional Republicans were "embarrassed" they had to feign ignorance on the science of climate change or risk being "run out of town by some fringe elements" during a speech to environmental activists on Wednesday."In...
Kevin Bogardus - 03/19/14 06:00 AM EDT
An angry and deflated union base is adding to the midterm woes for congressional Democrats.Parts of the labor coalition are fed up with the White House over ObamaCare and the delayed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, and they are making clear...
Ben Goad - 11/13/13 06:00 AM EST
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Alexander Bolton - 06/17/10 06:59 PM EDT
Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), the authors of a bill to combat global warming, met with several high-ranking corporate executives on Thursday to build momentum for their legislation.Nearly 20 senators attended the meeting...
Tim Devaney - 05/14/14 06:00 AM EDT
The music industry is concerned about a “crippling” new regulation from the Obama administration that it says could end the careers of musicians and reduce the quality of performances around the world. In an effort to crack down on illegal...
Laura Barron-Lopez and Justin Sink - 02/19/14 06:00 AM EST
brightcove.createExperiences(); If a flurry of climate change initiatives is an attempt by the administration to soften up environmental supporters ahead of an approval of the...
Andrew Restuccia - 03/12/11 09:52 PM EST
After decades of failed attempts to wean the United States off its dependence on oil, environmental groups are crossing their fingers that rising oil and gasoline prices and unrest in key oil states will lead to significant policy changes.“What we’...
Erika Niedowski and Jordan Fabian - 06/02/10 04:20 PM EDT
The Obama administration’s point man on the Gulf oil spill said Wednesday that BP’s latest effort to contain the gusher had stalled, as the oil slick drifted closer to the Florida coast and made landfall in parts of Alabama and Mississippi. Coast...