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ActivismYoung people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant inheritors of potential catastrophes they want to avert.
Down but not out, the wind industry vows to keep a federal tax credit alive. Plus, InsideClimate News breaks down Obama's clean energy budget.
Supporters of a federal wind subsidy vowed Thursday to double down on their effort to keep the tax...
Feb 17, 2012 | Read More
Construction of a new pipeline
Unions with a substantially larger membership base are supporting the president's environmental caution, despite partisan outcry.
WASHINGTON—A barrage of industry-led advertising and lobbying urging President Obama to "put jobs...
Feb 7, 2012 | Read More
Two ranchers walk across parched dried soil in Culberson County, Texas.
Temperature data shows the Texas heat wave wouldn't have occurred without warming, Hansen claims. Others aren't ready to draw such a definitive conclusion.
For three months last summer, temperatures in Texas soared higher than at any time in recorded...
Jan 31, 2012 | Read More
State sen. Ken Haar
"One of the things it's taught me ... is that as citizens we have to get involved and stay involved," State sen. Ken Haar tells InsideClimate News.
When the Obama administration rejected the Keystone XL oil pipeline last week, it cited concerns...
Jan 25, 2012 | Read More
Valero's Benicia refinery in Solano County, Calif.
A legal brawl over a low-carbon fuel rule will shape the appetite of global markets for Canada's dirtier crude.
A high-stakes legal battle is underway in California over whether the state's clean air agency can...
Jan 20, 2012 | Read More
A field in Zona Vig's ranch in South Dakota.
TransCanada getting 10-year tax holiday in Kansas but could pay $63 million a year into Montana’s coffers.
If the Keystone XL oil pipeline were approved today, residents in the six states along its route...
Jan 5, 2012 | Read More
James Hansen of NASA
At a recent conference, scientists debate how far they should go in expressing their concerns about the world's response to global warming.
Factors contributing to climate change are moving faster than predicted and pushing us toward...
Dec 29, 2011 | Read More
Nebraska landowner Randy Thompson speaks out against the Keystone XL pipeline in
"We feel like we're being totally undermined," said rancher and farmer Randy Thompson. "He might be in for a rude awakening in 2012."
WASHINGTON—Nebraskans suspected that somebody on Capitol Hill would try to force the Obama...
Dec 12, 2011 | Read More
A protest against the Northern Gateway pipeline
Enbridge's highly touted deal last week with a native chief over the company's pipeline to the Pacific could fall apart.
A deal with a native chief that Enbridge Inc. held up last week as an example of rising support...
Dec 7, 2011 | Read More
Solar house construction
Under GOP attack for his Keystone XL delay, Obama goes with his base—and the clean economy. Cap and trade loses favor, and solar fights for a key subsidy.
Unions and oil companies painted President Obama as a jobs destroyer for his decision to delay the...
Dec 2, 2011 | Read More