These laggard coal-reliant companies are responsible for ecologically destructive coal mining and the carbon dioxide emissions that drive global climate change, not to mention a litany of dangerous pollutants.
Early in his administration, Obama launched the Educate to Innovate campaign to help move U.S. students from mediocre ratings internationally in science and math achievement to the head of the class during the next decade.
The Obama administration has proposed rules that would determine how far 2025 cars go on a gallon of gas. Surprisingly, though, auto companies can dictate how successful the program will be. This presents Detroit with an unusual challenge.
We are in the midst of face-slapping, wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee bad climate disruption happening to our planet. And yet, Congress is acting as if the most important thing they can do is brutally cut environmental regulations.
The US should be red-faced that its iconic brand of burgers, shakes, and fries is going green in middle of an oil-producing country, while our government and many companies here pretend that business as usual will go on forever.
Senate Democrats pulled the plug on climate legislation Thursday, but it's not the end of the world. In fact, the demise of cap-and-trade might be the best thing that could happen for the Earth's climate.