It's comforting to know a Dancing With The Stars contestant is in charge of nuclear weapons too. Oops.
The following things would employ tons of people, and bring a long-term economic return far above any “cost.” Why don't we do them? Because the status quo benefits a few extremely wealthy people.
The Ukraine crisis has given the U.S. another front to fight its war for global energy dominance with Russia. Here's the story of the pipeline at the heart of the Moscow-Washington battle to sell oil and gas to one of the world’s biggest consumers: Europe.
Tom Friedman demonstrates once again why he is the worst billionaire foreign policy expert on TV.
Another day, another pipeline explosion.
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have RPS laws on the books, requiring a certain percentage of utilities to derive power from renewable sources.
The Colbert Report: "These days, I can burn carbon to my heart's content, because America is enjoying a new golden age of flammability."
While they were supposed to be voting on Gina McCarthy's nomination to head up the EPA, Republicans decided lunch with energy lobbyists was more important, stalling her nomination again.
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline project have long cited the enormous impact it would have in the US by providing thousands of economy-boosting jobs. Seems those were just pipe dreams.
Speaking from Hyde Park Academy in his hometown Chicago, President Obama says he wants to reignite the "true engine of America's economic growth -- a rising, thriving middle class."
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