Energy

Environmental News Round-up

Rig Runs Aground in Alaska, Reviving Fears About Arctic Drilling One of Shell Oil’s two Arctic drilling rigs is beached on an island in the Gulf of Alaska, threatening environmental damage from a fuel spill and calling into question

The Real Romney, Translated

Guest Post by Jim Messina, Campaign Manager, Obama for America For this video, we asked people to compare Mitt Romney's real positions with the ones he's claimed to support in the final weeks of the campaign. We know Mitt Romney will say

Obama: 'The Path We Offer May Be Harder, But It Leads To A Better Place'

President Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with an appeal for another four years to continue with the platform of "change" he was elected on in 2008. "If you reject the notion that this nation’s promise is reserved for the few, your voice must be heard in this election," Obama said.

Nearly 40 Arrests At Vermont Nuke Plant Protest

Nearly 40 protesters have been arrested in Vermont at the gates of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. Vermont lawmakers have tried to shutter the plant, but it is still in operation after its parent company, Entergy Corporation,

A Homeless Polar Bear In London

The Arctic ice we all depend on is disappearing. Fast. Soon it could be ice free for the first time since humans walked the Earth. This would be not only devastating for the people, polar bears, narwhals, walruses and other species

Gas Prices Collapse: Will Republicans Credit Obama?

CBS: Gas prices have retreated and that's a good thing...sort of. The average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.38, according to AAA, down from a high of $3.93 in April. That's odd. I seem to remember the "record" gas prices being the