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Energy & the Environment

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The legendary protests of the World Trade Organization in 1999 can serve as a model for a deeply needed labor/environmental coalition for climate justice. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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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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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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An El Paso, Texas, electric utility is being purchased by an investment fund with deep, undisclosed ties to the big bank. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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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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Victor Juhasz

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

Day One Agenda

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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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The president unleashes a tweetstorm against the mayor of San Juan and anything else associated with the island except, of course, his own failed leadership. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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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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The right devised cost-benefit analysis to discredit regulation. Now this technique is showing massive net benefits, and the foes of environmental regulation are in a panic. Read more

Economic Policy

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The utility company implemented a moratorium on new service in the NYC area after a billion-dollar fracked-gas pipeline project was rejected by New York and New Jersey governments, and is now pressing its customers in a last-ditch lobbying effort. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Trump’s latest campaign ploy recruits ordinary people to sing his environmental praises. 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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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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The climate emergency is undeniable. Here's how to make that case.  Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Congress approved $20 billion last year to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria in 2017. Less than $14,000 has been spent on the island. Read more

Economic Policy