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Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: CA-11

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the fourteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...

Poor Reporting on Front Group's Shady Efforts

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Matt Howes Originally posted on The MarkUp. It's hard to think how a recent article in the Akron Beacon Journal could have left out any more rele...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: IN-09

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the thirteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: NM-02

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the twelfth article in a continuing series on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country. Energy and climate legislation is front and center in the race in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: IA-03

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the eleventh article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidat...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: FL-24

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the tenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates ...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: FL-02

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the ninth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates ...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: PA-11

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The Mark Up. This is the seventh in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in ke...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: OH-15

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the sixth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country. ...

Why didn't anyone tell me that Sen. Murkowski was a climate champion?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Tuesday's Republican primary in Alaska may still be undecided, (currently incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski trails her tea-party challenger Joe Miller ...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: MI-07

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the fourth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund looking at candidates' environmental stances in key races nationwide. Mic...

Beyond Washington: The Oil Industry Buys Influence

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I worked on Capitol Hill for a long time, and I do not consider myself naive about the inner workings of Washington. But even I was surprised by two r...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: NJ-03

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the second article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country. ...

Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: OH-01

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This is the third article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country. ...

Show Up and Speak Up for Climate Change Legislation

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Congress is heading back home for the August recess this week. Apparently our Senators need to rest after they failed to take up both a clean energy a...

Coal Barons Meeting Today in Hopes of Ending All Climate Debate for a Generation

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Today, a bunch of coal executives are congregating in White Sulphur Springs, WV. One of the primary things they will discuss is the formation of a 527 to take out candidates who may support a climate change bill.

Stop the Senate from Gutting the Clean Air Act!

Lowell Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lowell Feld

Just when you thought the U.S. Senate couldn't do any less for clean energy and the environment than it's (not) done so far, we now face the real possibility of what would amount to a "stop-work order" on the Clean Air Act.

My Kids Are Losers: Commentary on the Climate Debate

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If you and I show up to every town hall, rally, spaghetti dinner, and other rituals of election year and fight for our kids ... we can turn the tide.

Time to Unleash American Innovation on Energy and Climate Change

Lowell Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lowell Feld

We need to start with comprehensive, clean energy and climate legislation. The potential for multiple, simultaneous "wins" - on national security, environment, jobs, the economy, the trade deficit, etc. - is clearly there.

Lessons Fom the Enlightened Eight: Republicans Can Vote Pro-Environment and Not Get "Tea Partied"

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 219-212 in favor of HR 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). Only eight Republicans -- we'll call them the "Enlightened Eight" -- voted "aye."

Murkowski Part II Rears its Ugly Head

Lowell Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lowell Feld

As we all know, the public was outraged at Murkowski's Big Oil bailout bill. Now, unfortunately, Sen. Jay Rockefeller is pushing Murkowski Part II, yet there's far less attention being paid to this effort.

Edward James Olmos on the Definition of "Insanity"

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The NRDC Action Fund launched a campaign featuring a powerful new ad by renowned environmental activist and celebrated actor, Edward James Olmos.

CLIMATE CHANGE CANNOT WAIT

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This country and the planet cannot afford to delay climate and clean energy legislation. It is that simple. Every day Washington politics puts our cle...

Oily Apologies vs. Clean Energy Momentum

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In the face of this heart-breaking and rage-inducing catastrophe, we don't need business-as-usual from Big Oil Barton and Company. Instead, we need something bold and transformational.

Sarah Palin's Right: You Should Run on Energy

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Over the past week, Sarah Palin encouraged Tea-Party candidates to make energy issues a central part of their campaigns. "There's nothing stopping us ...