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Entries by Bill Chameides from 05/2014

Following the Money: Energy Dollars Hard at Work on Capitol Hill

| Posted 05.02.2014 | Green

A look at how much money the various energy industries spend in Washington. (Image credits, L to R: Dennis Schroeder/NREL, Ruth Baranowski/NREL, TheGr...

Climate Change Chatter: Science and Politics

| Posted 05.12.2014 | Green

Sen. Marco Rubio on climate change: "I do not believe that human activity is causing these dramatic changes to our climate the way these scientists a...

States of Denial: We Don't Need No Climate Education

| Posted 05.21.2014 | Green

Our story of the cozy partnership between political leaders and the fossil fuel industry now moves to Wyoming, where the state has moved to block the efforts by 26 states to modernize the science curriculum taught in our nation's schools.

Friday Factoid: Oil Estimate Slip-Sliding Away

| Posted 05.23.2014 | Green

Word on the street is that the U.S. Energy Information Administration has reduced how much oil is expected to be technically recoverable from the Monterey Shale in southern California by 96 percent. The new estimate drops the tally from 13.7 billion barrels to 600 million barrels.

The Art of Games: Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

| Posted 05.27.2014 | Green

Can game apps get kids out of the house and literally into nature? The makers of games like Habitat, whose play combines cartoon-character virtual s...