by Jeff Spross Posted on November 20, 2014
According to a new poll, a full 67 percent of Americans support federal regulations to restrict carbon emissions from the nation's power plants -- even if it raises their electrical bills.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 12, 2014
Because the economy is running below capacity, meeting the deal's requirements could actually mean employing workers and capital that would otherwise be lying idle.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 9, 2014 Updated: November 9, 2014
All signs indicate EPA's rules to cut climate emissions from power plants are Republicans' top target, with a showdown over government funding as the likely result.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 6, 2014
Tuesday's midterm elections opened up a host of state-level green energy policies to GOP attacks. But they also put a climate hawk into the governor's office of the country's third-largest carbon emitter.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 31, 2014
A Senate majority would give the GOP lots of small avenues to undercut climate policy, and one big potential lever of President Obama's veto pen.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 10, 2014
Sportsmen's groups want President Obama to act on climate change, and they think the administration's recent power plant rule is a pretty good way to do it.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 8, 2014
"Making environmental regulations is difficult and complicated enough without having federal judges weigh in at every step along the way," Judge Gerrard wrote.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 2, 2014
While still Judge-Executive in Jefferson County, Kentucky, McConnell raised numerous concerns about plans to build the plant on the Louisville waterfront.
The health benefits of the reduced power plant pollution would result in 3,500 fewer premature deaths, 1,000 fewer hospital visits, and 220 fewer heart attacks every year.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 26, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
Believe in the reality of climate change? That could be enough to earn an attack from the right.