In a major victory for the environmental movement, the Obama administration has announced that the State Dept will be re-reviewing the proposal and considering alternate routes for the controversial pipeline.
Anti-fracking and tar sands activists, many of them self-described as organizers for Barack Obama in his first presidential campaign, are taking the President to task over his campaign promises about ending the tyranny of fossil fuels.
And here's why Robert Redford still tops the nation's roster of celebrity environmental advocates ... In this slick video op-ed for the New York Times, he eloquently and winningly makes the top-to-bottom case for why the Keystone XL pipeline is a bad
There's no love lost between Rick Perry and Mitt Romney, the two supposed frontrunners in the GOP presidential primary race. Ever since Perry hurled himself upon the scene and was instantly proclaimed a serious contender by a breathless,
The climate activism community is now firmly in the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) fight. 350.org joined in the tens of thousands on the streets of New York last week; and now environmental activist Bill McKibben has starkly laid out the links between
Earlier this week, Rep. Cliff Stearns said that the United States should give up trying to invest in its clean energy sector because "we can't compete with China to make solar panels and wind turbines." But there are plenty of people who think that we
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One More Time With Feeling: Obama Calls to Kill Big Oil Subsidies
Every year, the American taxpayer writes a check to Big Oil -- and that's on top of buying petroleum-based products and paying through the nose for
Last night, Obama laid out his ambitious plan to put America back to work. In my opinion, it should have looked something like this: Chock full of renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure public works projects, and tax credits to nonpolluting
Tonight, president Obama will give his somewhat anticipated speech on job creation (unless John Boehner complains that it will interfere with his croquet match, and asks Obama to reschedule). Rumor has it that the plan will be a