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Environmentalists React On Twitter To Obama Win

Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

As President Barack Obama emerged as the winner of the presidential race over Mitt Romney Tuesday night, environmentalists offered their initial react...

Environmentalists Eye The Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

The 2012 presidential election bring to a close a frustrating campaign season for environmentalists. Green groups have been outspoken in their disa...

Romney Pressed On Climate Change: 'Do You Still Think The Rising Of The Seas Is Funny?'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

While on the trail in Ohio this week, Mitt Romney found himself unexpectedly facing questions on the issue of climate change. In a video uploaded t...

WATCH: Romney vs. Sandy

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

With the damage from Hurricane Sandy still being assessed and states struggling to restore basic services to millions of residents, a new ad from clim...

2012 COUNTDOWN: Manhattan Takes The Campaign By Storm

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON -- We interrupt this presidential campaign to bring you a disturbing special report from the future. It's called Lower Manhattan. And now ...

Heated Discussion About Energy in Second Presidential Debate, but No Mention of Climate

Tim Profeta | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Tim Profeta

The Christian Science Monitor calls the energy transition claims made across the world clunky, offering that history suggests it can take up to 50 years to replace an existing energy infrastructure. The problem? We don't have that long.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

History was made at the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University on Monday night. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, ...

Why Aren't Candidates Discussing Climate Change?

Philadelphia Daily News | | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green

The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Daily News on Friday, Oct. 19: ___ The past 12 months have been the hottest on record, accordin...

Romney Spoof Says 'F*ck You, Science!'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.19.2012 | Green

Does science, with its "laws and dictates," frustrate you? Comedian W. Kamau Bell shares his feelings in this video from progressive Super PACs Americ...

Climate Change Is Not a Joke

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

President Obama wants to make our air safer to breath, hold polluters accountable and make them pay for their waste just as the rest of us do.

The Very Real Threat of Sea-level Rise to the United States

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Climate change is no laughing matter. Uncontrolled, human-caused climate change is a real threat to the United States economy, hundreds of millions of Americans, and their local communities.

Romney Doubles Down On Planet-Hating

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

Mitt Romney outraged environmental activists on Sunday, telling NBC's David Gregory, "I'm not in this race to slow the rise of the oceans or to heal t...

Obama And Romney Share Their Scientific Beliefs

Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: It took more than a month, but President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney have both answered ...

Obama: 'Climate Change Is Not A Hoax'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

"Climate change is not a hoax," President Obama declared to a cheering crowd on Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. Obama's decl...

Obama, Romney Spar Over Climate, Other Science Issues In Online Debate

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.06.2012 | Science
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have answered 14 Top American Science Questions put to them by The candidates' answers provide valuable insight into their positions on issues that, while among the most important facing the country, usually get short shrift on the campaign trail.

Mitt Romney Slams Obama For Wanting To Heal The Planet And Fight Ocean Rise

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 08.31.2012 | Green

Perhaps it seems obvious that if you care about your family's future, you must also care about the planet your children will inhabit. Yet critics ...

Mitt Romney's Energy Plan Is Marinated in Crazy Sauce

Daniel Kessler | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Most galling is Romney's refusal to mention the words "climate change" or "global warming." It's like running for president in 1936 and not mentioning that little conflict happening across the pond. Basically, Romney's plan is marinated in crazy sauce.

Climate Change: As the World Burns, Part 2

John Tirman | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

During the victory dance over the Court's Obamacare decision, the West was on fire and record heat punished much of the rest of the country. It is hard not to draw the connection between our abject failure to address climate change and the septic politics that have infected Washington.

Al Gore Criticizes Mitt Romney For Obscuring Truth, Pursuing 'Narrow Ideology'

Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

Former Vice President Al Gore criticized Mitt Romney in a Wednesday "Al's Journal" blog post, questioning the presidential hopeful's approach to green...

How Mitt Romney Flipped Flopped On Climate Change | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

On climate change as on other issues, he has transformed himself, bit by reactionary bit....

Obama: Further Steps Needed 'To Deal With Climate Change In A Serious Way'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green

"We're going to have to take further steps to deal with climate change in a serious way," President Obama declared in a recent Rolling Stone interview...

What the Insurance Industry Already Knows About Climate Change

Richard Schiffman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

2011 was a bad year for the insurance companies due to the steep rise in catastrophe-related losses. And the industry's own scientists are predicting that things are primed to get a lot worse in the years ahead.

Major Romney Contributor Believes Romney Will Flip-Flop

A. Siegel | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
A. Siegel

Some of the people pumping serious money into the Romney campaign believe, fundamentally, that Mitt Romney is lying (or, to be polite, misrepresenting himself) to Republican Party primary voters.

In 2012, Vote for Courage

William S. Becker | Posted 07.15.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

It's not just Republicans who flip-flop on climate change or who simply don't want to talk about it.