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Why Conservatism Needs Wilderness

David Jenkins | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
David Jenkins

In many ways, American conservatism owes its existence and its longevity as much to the vast wilderness landscape that greeted our forefathers as it does to European thinkers like Edmund Burke and Adam Smith.

Kate Sheppard

She's As Good As A GOP Senator Gets On The Environment. Is That Good Enough?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the course of her career, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has stood apart from most of her GOP colleagues on the issue of the environm...

Geographical/Political Irony

Edward Flattau | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Edward Flattau

It is ironical that the region of the country most vulnerable to economic loss from climate change-related extreme weather is the Southeast. One says ...

Not Black or White but Grey All Over

Edward Flattau | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

The right-wing's hyperbolic demonization of its political enemies seeks to neuter them by simplistically (and falsely) portraying their positions as ones of untenable extremes.

Not Quite 'President Algae'

AP | BETH FOUHY and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

NEW YORK — Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline as a gift to environmentalists. Newt Gin...

The Conservation Disjunct: A Republican Heritage Any Good Democrat Would Love to Embrace

Steven Sanderson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green
Steven Sanderson

Government must act to protect public goods such as air and collective goods such as wildlife, because otherwise they will go unprotected.

House Republicans Push Through Looser Environmental Regulations In War On EPA

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through legislation Friday that gives the states the power to regulate coal ash from power plants as if it...