Energy-related CO2 emissions flatlined globally in 2014, while the world economy grew. The International Energy Agency reports is “the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of [CO2] that was not tied to an economic downturn.” Here's who deserves credit.
Fifteen out of twenty-nine sitting Republican governors deny climate science despite the overwhelming level of scientific consensus. None of the country’s Democratic governors have made public statements denying climate change.
The Center for the New Energy Economy recommends that the executive branch should support "best of the above" energy sources, using an analysis that includes "counting the full costs of various energy choices, including pollution and health care costs that have been 'externalized' in the past."