by Jeff Spross Posted on October 16, 2013
How we overestimate the costs and underestimate the benefits of environmental regulation, again and again and again.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 11, 2013
OSHA has furloughed 90 percent of its staff in the shutdown, leaving it only able to respond to serious emergencies.
The fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people could result in a fine that pales in comparison to the damage caused.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 27, 2013
By implementing of Obama's climate action plan -- and with a little bit of luck -- America can hit our 2020 goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 23, 2013
Three days of worker protests shut more than 100 factories in Bangladesh.
by Richard Caperton - Guest Contributor Posted on September 17, 2013
On Tuesday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will consider Ron Binz for the next chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Contrary to the Koch-backed attacks, he's a great fit for the job.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 13, 2013
The disproportionate greenhouse impact of a small portion of U.S. power plants shows how damaging inefficiency and inertia can be.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 3, 2013
Retailers have pledged to upgrade garment factories in countries like Bangladesh, but those will rely on accurate inspections.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 16, 2013
The conservative Landmark Legal Foundation is arguing that the SCC violated public comment procedure required by federal law.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 1, 2013
House Republicans moved today to hamstring the federal government's efforts to account for the economic costs of carbon emissions.