Fossil fuels

This Climate Victory Was Buried in Obama’s State of the Union

This Climate Victory Was Buried in Obama’s State of the Union This Climate Victory Was Buried in Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama said he’ll ‘‘push to change the way we manage our oil and coal resources, so that they better reflect the costs they impose on taxpayers and our planet.”

Jan 13, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

Iranian oil refinery

The Hidden Risk of Plummeting Oil Prices: War The Hidden Risk of Plummeting Oil Prices: War

Falling oil prices could mean rising global conflict.

Jan 12, 2016 / Michael T. Klare

US Climate

Can This New York State Campaign Finish What the Paris Climate Talks Started? Can This New York State Campaign Finish What the Paris Climate Talks Started?

The COP21 agreement is filled with holes—this diverse, statewide coalition aims to fill them.

Jan 11, 2016 / Rebecca Nathanson

Titan II ICBM

Why ISIS Is the Minor Leagues of Terror Why ISIS Is the Minor Leagues of Terror

Putting threats into perspective for 2016.

Jan 5, 2016 / Tom Engelhardt

The Princeton Academic Testifying for Ted Cruz’s Climate Hearing Is For-Hire by Fossil-Fuel Corporations

The Princeton Academic Testifying for Ted Cruz’s Climate Hearing Is For-Hire by Fossil-Fuel Corporations The Princeton Academic Testifying for Ted Cruz’s Climate Hearing Is For-Hire by Fossil-Fuel Corporations

A new report reveals ties between dirty-energy interests, a prominent climate denier, and a notorious dark-money group.

Dec 8, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

Once Again, California Leads the Way

Once Again, California Leads the Way Once Again, California Leads the Way

Governor Jerry Brown leads in tackling catastrophic climate change.

Dec 8, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Coal Baron Don Blankenship Is Convicted of Conspiracy; He Faces the Same Prison Time as Litterers

Coal Baron Don Blankenship Is Convicted of Conspiracy; He Faces the Same Prison Time as Litterers Coal Baron Don Blankenship Is Convicted of Conspiracy; He Faces the Same Prison Time as Litterers

Asked for his response to the verdict, the former Massey Energy CEO just winked. 

Dec 4, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

Grand Canyon

This Conservation Program Is the Most Successful in US History. Why Are Republicans Destroying It? This Conservation Program Is the Most Successful in US History. Why Are Republicans Destroying It?

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is just the first of several vaunted nature and wildlife programs the GOP wants to kill.

Nov 18, 2015 / Jimmy Tobias

Even Hillary Clinton Thinks It’s Time to Investigate Exxon

Even Hillary Clinton Thinks It’s Time to Investigate Exxon Even Hillary Clinton Thinks It’s Time to Investigate Exxon

Lawmakers, candidates, and environmental groups are pressing the Department of Justice to probe the oil company’s role in sowing doubt about climate science.

Oct 30, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

Did the Fish and Wildlife Service Just Doom This Bird to Extinction?

Did the Fish and Wildlife Service Just Doom This Bird to Extinction? Did the Fish and Wildlife Service Just Doom This Bird to Extinction?

Big Oil was desperate to keep the sage grouse off the endangered-species list. Here’s why.

Sep 22, 2015 / Jimmy Tobias

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