The MENA region has timidly begun on a path to making its societies climate-ready and its energy policies climate-friendly. Given its resources, it can play a central role in moving to the new climate economy. And yet despite progress, there is still a long way to go.
We can point fingers and argue over the biological realities and psychological influences, but that is missing the point. Moms and dads feel inadequate, as it were only their fault that they can't be two in places at one time, when in reality, they are dealing with a systemic problem.
Repealing the medical device tax would increase the debt by $30B. Ending subsidies for oil companies would pay for it.
Elizabeth Warren: Sequestration Is 'Mindless,' Hits Head Start While Big Oil Sucks Down Tax Subsidies
"Sequestration is the most mindless way to cut spending, because it's blunt and across the board," Warren said, according
On Wednesday evening, 41 Republican senators voted against expanding gun background checks. In doing so, they helped define
Senator Dianne Feinstein shared her plans with Fresh Dialogues to introduce a new "carbon fee" bill, during a press conference Wednesday in downtown San Francisco.
We don't have to choose between protecting our kids' health and making a living. We need our leaders to set a new course for America's economy. And it has to start with the will to tackle joblessness and climate change.
The last-minute deal to delay the fiscal cliff included good news for our nation's wind energy sector. The bipartisan compromise extended tax credits that encourage the production of clean domestic energy.
Across the country, candidates who stood by the environmental community and a clean energy agenda -- including President Obama -- were overwhelmingly elected, while candidates tied to oil and coal companies lost.
Obama has spent most of the past month insisting that the Bush-era tax rates for households making over $250,000 will expire
Romney may tout his business credentials, but he's turning his back on this lucrative sector and putting thousands of jobs at risk. Why? It seems that the Republican nominee may be in bed with the fossil fuel industry.
Ask yourself: Are the oil, coal and gas going to suddenly move to the North Sea? My guess is that with subsidies or not, Exxon will still want at the fossil fuels here. Want another reason to end these subsidies?
Public transportation ridership is surging nationwide -- whether it's bus, light-rail or train, Americans are using transit.