You never hear the reformocons talk about arithmetic in their speeches. They talk about inequality and upward mobility and the American middle class. They talk about all sorts of expensive new plans, and they never mention that there's a catch.
We just found out that the Commonwealth Club of California - the "nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum" - plans to honor Chevron CEO John Watson as a "distinguished global citizen" who has "given back" to the global community.
The best way to make Earth Hour last beyond Saturday is to apply one simple rule of thumb: Use Less of Everything. Jettison the waste hidden in your daily routine. This is great for you personally and for our planet.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...
In nutrition science, there's a famous paradox: in many parts of the world, especially the "advanced" nations, the poorest people are not starving. In...
The utter collapse in oil prices has compelled the Italian oil company Eni to slash its dividend, becoming the first major oil company to do so. With the biggest oil companies facing giant holes in their balance sheets, could Eni merely be the first among many to make such a move?
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy warned that the requirements to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will be enforced whether or not states chose to cooperate. "If folks think ... [the Clean Power Plan] isn't going to be implemented, I think they need to look at the history of the Clean Air Act more carefully," she said.
The failure of high cost North American producers to cut production in an oversupplied world oil market is setting the stage for another leg down in oil prices.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist -- and R...
Next-generation water-processing technology coming from within the oil industry promises not only to help solve Texas' drought problem by accessing and desalinating brackish and slightly salty water sources deep under the dry Texan surface but to go one step further by desalinating ocean water and turning dirty water into potable water.
I hate that we are leaving such a mess to our children and grandchildren. Solution: Congress should stop acting like children and do their jobs.
The United Steelworkers Thursday reached a possible four-year pact with Shell Oil in a seven-state strike that spread to 12 refineries and three other plants. Three weeks ago, most of the USW's more than 700 combined members joined the walkout.
Browder was the largest foreign investor in Russia until 2005, when he became blacklisted from Russia as a "threat to national security." He has since emerged as one of Putin's most strident critics, and a prominent human rights activist.
Sec. John Kerry slams climate change deniers in government; More whistleblowers corroborate a Florida ban on 'climate change'; Solar energy is booming, in the good, non-explosive, jobs-creating kind of way
The ongoing and seemingly widening scandal plaguing Petrobras is beginning to cause fissures in Brazil's political system. New evidence suggests that the ruling political party may have been much more involved than once thought.