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America's Natural Gas Journey Is Only Beginning

Peter Gardett | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business
Peter Gardett

It will take two to three years to complete construction of manufacturing facilities predicated on cheap and abundant natural gas supply, at which point industrial needs should dovetail with growing awareness among domestic customers to drive a demand boost.

Energy Politics Supercycle Falters

Peter Gardett | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Peter Gardett

Without gathering around principles that can guide future decisions based on market realities as well as the inevitable role played by political perception, energy companies will have no one to blame but themselves.

Doc Hastings: Meet the Next Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee

Mother Jones | — Kevin Drum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Republicans claiming the majority in the House, it's fair to say that the committees with oversight of key energy and environmental issues will b...

Announcing The HuffPost Spotlight Series On Energy

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

I'm pleased to announce The Huffington Post Spotlight series on energy that will feature Vokle video debates with leading experts exploring tough questions of our time.

WATCH: David Roberts And Steve Everley Debate Our Energy Future

The Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: Scroll down for highlights from the debate, edited by HuffPost's Ben Craw, with the full exchange available below that. Be sure to tune in fo...

The Gulf Oil Spill's Impact on the Politics of Sustainability

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

The environmental catastrophe in the Gulf will have a long-term impact on environmental politics, just as Three Mile Island and Chernobyl had a lasting impact on civilian nuclear power.

Speaking with Americans about Energy and Climate: From the Think Tank to the Kitchen Table

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

What we found is that when we talk in plain, values-oriented language, we solidly move people, motivate them to action, and beat the industry's well-crafted messages by 20-40 points.

Bjork Battles Icelandic Aluminum Industry

Green Inc. | James Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The hugely popular Icelandic singer Björk has gone into battle with another of the island's big exports - aluminum. Björk says the aluminum product...

Alternative Energy Faces New Challenges

Green Inc. | Clifford Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For all the support that the presidential candidates are expressing for renewable energy, alternative energies like wind and solar are facing big new ...

Obama Mocks "Drill Baby, Drill," Reads Friedman

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

FLINT, MI -- "Drill baby, drill!" The Republicans' St. Paul battle cry, an instant self-parody moment for a zany campaign season, actually popped up a...