Coal Industry Rallies Against Proposed EPA Power Plant Regulations

Nearly 3,000 miners and workers from across the coal industry descended on Capitol Hill late last month to protest President Obama’s alleged “War…

Businesses Denounce Austerity, Urge Congress to Invest in Sustainable Economy

The Capitol Hill standoff between President Obama and House Republicans may be over (for now), but more than 165,000 businesses say the budget…

Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on White House Roof

President Obama has finally allowed retrofitting the White House roof to allow for solar panels.

Making Cities More Resilient in the Face of Climate Change

Upgrading America's infrastructure to be modern and disaster-ready would infuse $1.6 trillion dollars into the economy.

Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.

‘Sustainable’ German Auto Companies Lobby to Stop EU Climate Regulation

Heavy lobbying from the German automobile industry caused German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose new EU carbon regulation. It was pretty interesting to…

Will Obama’s Climate Action Plan Save the World?

Obama's climate plan is far reaching, given today's political climate, but still not aggressive enough to stop the worst impacts of global warming.

Business Opportunities within Obama’s Climate Change Commitment

"You’ll hear from the special interests...that this will kill jobs and crush the economy.....And every time, they've been wrong."

Can the New Social Cost of Carbon Estimate Help Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Another item the Obama Administration doesn’t seem to be comfortable talking about: The updated social cost of carbon (SCC). Why? Because the new…

Economic Benefits of EPA Regulations Vastly Outweigh the Costs

During the 2012 Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney claimed that the EPA was a tool President Obama was using to crush the American private…

The Politicization of Climate Reignites Environmental Advocates

Amid a backdrop of severe and often catastrophic weather events in 2012, the environmental grassroots reignited around climate change. The politicization of climate…

Building a Sustainable U.S. Infrastructure: A Whole Systems Approach

We need to take a whole systems approach to repairing and advancing our U.S. infrastructure.

Media Quiet on Arkansas Spill as Keystone Hangs in the Balance

As the whole world watches and waits to see if President Obama is going to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, no one is…

Bold New Senate Bill Addresses Climate Change

The Climate Protection Act of 2013 proposes a “fee and dividend” structure. The plan would tax carbon-emitting fossil fuels at the sources, but,…

SOTU: Will Actions Follow Strong Words on Climate Change?

The New York Times reported this morning on a study showing that “of legislative requests presidents have made during the State of the…