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Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

A Reason to Praise - Yes, Praise - Congress

Seth M. Siegel | Posted 05.09.2016 | Green
Seth M. Siegel

Since nothing happens by itself, and especially so in Washington, DC, there is praise to go around for the work of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for having identified prudent solutions to pressing water scarcity problems.

When Senators Sabotage Science

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

Senator Jim Inhofe is already off to a great start in 2015, spouting pseudo-science and degrading the effectiveness of his new committee with inaccurate diatribes against global warming. Just this week, he made a speech on the Senate floor lambasting the "hysteria" surrounding climate change.

Green Billionaires Club? David Vitter Owns Stock in Coal Utilities Fighting EPA Carbon Rules

Steve Horn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics of the report say it is propaganda designed to skewer the Obama EPA and environmental philanthropists for "conspiring to help the environment."

Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I reached out to several of the female members of the caucus, on the occasion of Mother's Day, to get their feedback on the importance of amplifying the dangers of climate change, and the role of mothers, grandmothers, and aunts in being vigilant about protecting the planet.