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On April 26, the U.S. Will Start Its Latest Planetary Chemistry Experiment
The Kerry Graham Leiberman (KGL) climate bill is an experiment in global chemistry (global warming) and a study in politics (who's in and who's out?).
What If Rush Limbaugh Were Right About Global Warming?
What is Rush Limbaugh is right about global warming? What would it mean for domestic oil production, liquid coal fuels and other fossil fuels we would avoid if Rush Limbaugh is wrong about global warming.
What Would Reagan Do About Global Warming?
What would Ronald Reagan do about climate change? For perspective on this conservative Republican's possible views about global warming, look to the Montreal Protocol that protected the ozone layer.
Will China Beat Us in the Clean Energy (and Clean Energy Jobs) Race?
The U.S. lags behind China and even Europe in renewable energy investments. Why? Carbon cap-and-trade regulation may be the answer.
What David Frum Found at the Tea Party Rally
Just how much oil is in ANWR, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Depends on who you ask. Which is not to say everyone, Tea Party advocates included, are right. Here's what he USGS estimates for oil in ANWR.
Making (Non)Sense Out of Energy Subsidies
The Donald Rumsfeld Guide to Understanding Climate Science
Donald Rumsfeld and the Dunning-Kuger Effect help explain why some people refuse to acknowledge the truth about global warming and climate science.
Razing Arizona's Solar Growth Potential
Arizona barely saved its solar power industry by retaining a requirement that power companies need to generate renewable energy.
The Truth About Energy Independence
How do the numbers on energy independence add up? Not well, if you look at current demand for transportation, and all the possible domestic sources, including ethanol, oil shale, offshore oil, ANWR and more.
The Snow Job in the Nation's Capital
Republican Senator: An Energy Bill Without Carbon Regulation Would Be "Half-Assed"
Sen. Lindsey Graham talks about global warming, carbon regulation and why an energy bill must put on a price on carbon in order to save future American jobs.
The Case for a U.S. Electricity Superhighway
A high voltage electrical superhighway would allow for the development of more wind and solar power in the U.S.
Will "Shale Gas" Save the Environment or Wreck It?
Shale gas -- the natural gas acquired from Marcellus shale and other deposits via "fracking" -- is clean burning and abundant, but drilling for this natural gas can pollute drinking water.
Gasoline Doesn't Come with Country-of-Origin Labels
Where does gas and oil come from? What if our gas pumps told us which countries had produced the oil and refined it?
Why Gas Costs So Much in Oil-Rich Alaska
Why high gas prices in Alaska coexist with a big crude oil supply.
How Copenhagen Could Give You a Job
Green jobs in the U.S. could result from an innovative proposal to send U.S.-made pollution-control technology to China in exchange for relaxing U.S. debt.
Bipartisan Ingredients Added to Climate Bill Recipe
Why I Don't Take 'Climate Gate' Seriously
Climate gate analysis. Whether those climate scientists' emails about one another and about skeptics make any difference.
Who Will Break the Energy Monopolies?
Far-Right Picks a New Fight: Donations to Environmental Groups
Far right conservatives are attacking Meg Whitman, Republican governor of California, for donations to environmental groups.
Rallying Christians to the Climate Change Fight
A Climate for Change, the new book about rallying Christians to the climate change global warming fight, is reviewed favorably.
What the Off-Off-Year Elections Mean for the Environment
Will We Bother Using Our New Clean Energy Technology?
Clean energy technology is coming, from smart grids, monitoring, plug-in hybrid vehicles like the Volt...but will all that reduce consumption?
Why American Prairie Deserves the Same Reverence as National Parks
'Clean' Coal and Nuclear Energy Are the Backbone of Senate Climate Bill (and That's a Good Thing)
Sen Kerry and Sen Graham have formed a bipartisan approach to global warming that includes clean coal and nuclear power and many other centrist proposals that are necessary to win 60 votes in the Senate.
An Open Letter to Tom Donohue at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Tinkering with the Machinery of Life
Children's health is determined by a number of factors, including exposure to toxic chemicals and other environmental factors, according to recent research.
Why Fossil Fuel Companies Fear Wind Power
Oil and gas and coal companies fear wind power as a disruptive technology that grows quickly bigger.
The Fight Between Low-Carb and High-Carb Utilities
Carbon allowances in the ACES carbon cap and trade bill are prompting a fierce fight between power companies with a lot of coal fired power plants, and those with more nuclear and renewable energy plants.
Why Duke Dissed Big Coal
The Wilderness Act: A 'Down Payment on Forever'
Forget Pork. When It Comes to Transportation Spending, Think Sugar
The U.S. highway system needs reinvestment, but how to do it right?
Geo-Engineering: A Climate Fix or Cloud Cuckoo Land?
Is geo engineering the climate as a solution to global warming a good idea? What will the consequences be?
Is Natural Gas the Answer to Our Energy Problems?
Is natural gas the answer to global warming, energy security and our other energy problems? Many support natural gas for good reason, but the fossil fuel has drawbacks that include water and air pollution.
Why Feebates Would Work Better Than Cash for Clunkers
Feebates for clunkers would be smarter, if less catchy, than cash for clunkers. Here's why.
Cap and Trade: Lessons from History
Cap and trade regulations work to reduce pollution efficiently and cost-effectively. So why don't Republicans learn the lessons of 1990, when President Bush tackled acid rain, in the current fight against global warming?
When There's a (George) Will, There's a Way (to Ignore Global Warming Reality)
George Will's latest column in the Washington Post says global warming stopped in 1998 and anyway the U.S. shouldn't reduce greenhouse gas emissions because of China's prodigious carbon dioxide output. Not so.
To Understand Climate Science Skeptics, Look to Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists
Moon shadows: Why it's so hard for some of us to get our heads around hard science, and what he moon landing conspiracy theory can teach us about climate science deniers.
Why a Company That Gets 1/3 of Its Power from Fossil Fuels Supports Carbon Cap-and-Trade
Entergy, a company that relies on coal for one third of the power it produces, supports carbon cap-and-trade. Here's why.
The ACES Eight
The eight Republicans who voted for the American Clean Energy and Security.
Sanford Should Have Taken That Hike
Mark Sanford's affair excuse, that he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, was a lie. Still, politicians should follow Theodore Roosevelt's environmental lead and get perspective and inspiration in the American wilderness.
10 Environmental Issues Republicans Should Champion
These 10 issues should be core conservative values for Republicans, and the GOP -- at a crossroads following the election of Barack Obama -- should get behind these environmental issues now.
Peak Coal, Global Warming Policy and Exponential Math
Peak coal could be closer than we think, based on three new reports. That has a lot to do with our global warming policy, and our lacking understanding of exponential math.
Has the Green Bubble Burst?
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger say the green bubble has burst. Are they right?
In Climate Debate, Big Corn Demands Another Handout
Corn ethanol isn't a good fuel, from a greenhouse gas perspective, but Congress could well include ethanol mandates in its global warming bills energy bills.
While Democrats Hand Out Climate Bill Gifts to Coal States, Republicans Mostly Sit on Sidelines
Honey, I Shrunk the Party
Environmental stewardship is part of a center-right winning strategy for Republicans to remain relevant.
Arlen Specter Is No Environmentalist, But He May Speed a Cap-and-Trade Bill Through the Senate
Sen. Arlen Specter's switch to the Democratic Party means it may be easier to pass a climate bill, but not much, given that he's still a moderate from a coal state, Pennsylvania.
Forget Gore and Gingrich. Listen to Warner
When it comes to global warming, Republican Sen. John Warner has a point about national security that all conservatives should consider.
On Natural Gas and Global Warming, Sarah Palin Has a Point
Gov. Sarah Palin said natural gas can help us combat global warming. She's right.