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The New Global Ethic

Kishore Mahbubani | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
Kishore Mahbubani

When you live in a small, dense, interconnected world, whether you like it or not, whatever you do has an impact on other countries. So you've got to think very hard: "Is that the right thing to do for everyone else in the world?" and not just say, "Hey, I've just got to do this for my national interest."

The Fallacy of the China Defense

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

The defenders of the status quo argue that U.S. companies will be at a disadvantage if we tax carbon or invest in clean energy because "China's not doing anything." But there are three little problems with this logic.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Group Signals Plan To Sue EPA To Force Cap-And-Trade Scheme For Vehicle Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green

Another in what will likely be many legal maneuvers aimed at either expanding or contracting the regulatory reach of the Environmental Protection Agen...

A Fight for Our Future

Michael Brune | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Because President Barack Obama has stood with us on the side of health, prosperity, and progress for all American families, I am proud to announce that the Sierra Club is endorsing him for reelection.

Lucia Graves

When Romney Loved Carpools, Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A funny thing has happened with Mitt Romney's talk about gas prices. Evidence has surfaced showing that as governor of Massachusetts...

A Carbon Emissions Solution

Liza Donnelly | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

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Green, Alive, and Kicking

Michael Brune | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

On the big issues, we scored three out of four with Obama this year -- not a bad record for a movement that supposedly was being ignored or taken for granted by the president.

Climate Dawn

Carl Pope | Posted 03.02.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

You might be surprised to learn that I think climate protection may have posted its best quarterly results ever in the last three months of 2011.

What New Coal Plants?

David Hawkins | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
David Hawkins

The market has walked away from conventional coal plants. Should EPA try to hold back the tide of market forces? Should EPA set CO2 standards for new power plants that are twisted to make the coal industry happy?

President Obama Announces New Fuel Standards For Heavy Vehicles

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Fire trucks and concrete mixers, semis, heavy-duty pickups and all trucks in between will, for the first time, have to trim fuel co...

US Gas Is Artificially Cheap: What We Don't Pay For at the Pump

Sarah Terry-Cobo | Posted 08.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Terry-Cobo

Even though the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in California fluctuates around $4, some experts argue that $4 a gallon is much less than the real cost.

Obama's Chance to Lead on Trade

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

President Obama is in Seoul today for what promises to be a contentious meeting of the world's leading economic powers. He probably won't mollify Chin...

Detroit Auto Show's Best Cars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Automakers converged on Detroit this week for the annual North American International Auto Show, where they introduced their latest models and conce...

Out of Gas: Court Order Limits Emissions At BP Plant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AUSTIN, Texas — BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to a court order forcing the petrochemical giant to end what state officials say are i...

Lisa Jackson Says Everyone Benefits From New Fuel Standards (VIDEO)

Fox Business News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

EPA Administrator answered questions about the new fuel regulations on Fox Business News today. Among the anchors' concerns: Will consumers buy into ...

California's Air Chief Is Now The Accidental Car Czar

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the wrinkles in the automakers' federal bailout was that many in Congress and the American public didn't seem to trust the automakers to handle...

Is Detroit Preparing To Bully Americans Into Polluting?

APEsphere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Remember Burger King's old slogan, "Have It Your Way?" Looks like the auto industry's about to recycle it. Industry insiders are worried that Presiden...

Obama Hands Car Keys To "Bold, Bipartisan" California

AP | SAMANTHA YOUNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California was handed a big environmental victory when President Barack Obama endorsed a key part of the state's greenhouse...