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Obama's environmental agenda can empower working people to take control of their energy use.

They respect science. But will Obama's team show the necessary spine to cut greenhouse gases and resist "clean coal" and nuclear power propaganda?

Celebrated actor, director and environmentalist Robert Redford criticizes recent Bush efforts to open up protected wilderness for drilling.

Now that they've shown their power at the polls, young voters are channeling their energy into a green economy.

Of all the challenges Barack Obama faces, none is more daunting, or more important to our collective future, as energy.

This video gives voice to the thousands of people who make up a grass roots movement to create green jobs in the US.

The United States and the world need to launch a climate rescue plan that's at least as ambitious as the Wall Street bailout.

Wise, compassionate forces from civil society must join green business to change our politics.

Green Party VP nominee Rosa Clemente makes her case. Plus: Van Jones on how green jobs can get us out of this economic crisis.

Blogs

We look back to the time when a science columnist wrote up one possible replacement for "the fossil fuel which is now so important an element in the existing order of human society."

April 22, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015

The scariest conclusion of a new comprehensive study is that scientists have no clue what geoengineering would really do to the planet.

February 10, 2015

Because nothing says "I love you" like refusing to get vaccinated.

February 9, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

When all else fails: deny, deny, deny.

February 3, 2015

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015