Climate Crisis

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Governor Gavin Newsom has floated that America’s billionaire should buy PG&E. Here’s why that’s a bad idea. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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The president’s chief economic adviser comes up short in remarks to infrastructure leaders in Washington. Read more

Economic Policy

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A reported deal between PPL and Avangrid would create an East Coast energy giant with over 13 million customers. That could be bad for ratepayers, and the climate. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia have come in well behind the greenhouse gas emissions goals the world needs to stave off the worst effects of a warming planet. Read more

America and the World

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in deep trouble long before the blackface scandal erupted. His Liberal Party’s prospects have not improved. But the Conservative Party isn’t doing much better. Read more

America and the World

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No G7 country is close to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to a level necessary to prevent excessive warming. Read more

America and the World


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Existing laws give the executive branch the power to transform the energy sector. Read more

Day One Agenda


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Calling out Congress to do the right, and necessary, thing Read more

Energy and the Environment


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The city’s bid to take over PG&E could mark a turning point in restoring a more environmentally and economically just power grid. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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A Bargaining for the Common Good approach to the climate crisis Read more

Working in America


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At the resolutions committee meeting Thursday morning, two hours of debate only yielded a non-DNC sanctioned discussion—not a climate debate. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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Tomorrow the DNC votes on a resolution to hold a climate debate, but Chair Tom Perez’s competing resolution would undermine that effort. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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The question of the trail’s ownership looms large in a case that may be headed to the Supreme Court. The answer could determine the fate of natural gas megaprojects on the East Coast. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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If they have the smarts, Democrats can prevent a schism in the progressive coalition, and turn the Green New Deal into a jobs machine for workers displaced from the carbon economy. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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The Washington governor’s focus on the climate crisis is prodding his fellow presidential candidates to develop their own Green New Deals. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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The climate emergency is undeniable. Here's how to make that case.  Read more

Energy and the Environment


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And a trade policy that doesn’t reward offshoring factories to nations that don’t curtail pollution Read more

Working in America


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Some labor leaders have already scorched proposals like the Green New Deal even as affected sectors continue to lose jobs. Read more

Working in America


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Dianne Feinstein's dust-up with activists over the Green New Deal revealed that progressives are unwilling to tolerate a political system that they feel threatens planetary survival. Read more

Money, Politics and Power