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Senate Energy Bill

The Wounded Beast Strikes Back

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

So cocky is the oil lobby in its ownership of our nation's capital that the tribute it demanded was that it actually be rewarded for the disaster it caused.

Whatever Happened to "We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For"?

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Ostertag

With a climate change solution, it is the huge gap between what is necessary and what is likely that breeds cynicism. Remember when the Obama campaign was seen as a cynicism antidote?

Arianna On 'Countdown': You Never Just 'Have' The Votes For Anything Major, You Have To Go Get Them

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Friday night to discuss the abandoning of a comprehensive climate and energy bill by Senate Democrats. Gu...

David Leonhardt: Climate Bill, Like The Country, Overcome By Heat And Inertia

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This city just endured its hottest June since records began in 1872, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. So did Miami. A...

Carbon-Control Bill Faces Tough Fight In Senate

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Senate efforts to pass an energy bill with carbon controls appeared in doubt Tuesday as leaders said they still lack the needed vot...

Walking It Back: Kerry And Lieberman Say They Are Willing To Water Down Energy Bill For GOP Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The authors of sweeping energy legislation stalled in the Senate said Tuesday they were prepared to scale back their bill to get R...

Democratic Support For Climate Change Plan B Grows: No Cap-And Trade, Industry Giveaways

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the Senate cap-and-trade bill on ice for the foreseeable future, a key bloc of Democrats is agitating for a Climate Plan B: an existing energy po...

Public Support for Clean Energy Bill Shows the Deception in Bonner Astroturf Campaign

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

In swing states, 63 percent of voters support the climate change legislation currently being considered in the Senate.

Poll: Swing State Voters Back Senate Energy, Climate Bill

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Voters in swing states say they are more likely to re-elect Senators who support the Clean Energy Jobs Bill, according to a new poll. The poll, condu...