candidates on climate

The Most (And Least) Extreme Republican Presidential Candidates On Climate Change | ThinkProgress

  It’s an extremely safe bet that the Republican nominee will not take more action to confront climate change than President Obama has. The question is more how much of the president’s climate agenda the… Read More

In Swing States, Voters Want Action On Climate Change | ThinkProgress

A poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University found that a majority of voters in Colorado, Iowa, and Virginia agree with Pope Francis that the world should increase efforts to combat the phenomenon, which scientists say… Read More

EPA’s Climate Change Plan Could Save States Money On Energy Bills | ThinkProgress

The report, published Thursday by energy research firm Synapse Energy Economics, looked at a future scenario in which states comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce emissions from… Read More

jeb on oil and gas

Jeb Bush Wants To Kill Subsidies For Oil, Gas, And Renewables | ThinkProgress

He was responding to a direct question about fossil fuels, but pivoted quickly to renewable sources of energy. “I think we should phase out, through tax reform, the tax credits for wind, for solar, for… Read More

Call off the bee-pocalypse: U.S. honeybee colonies hit a 20-year high – The Washington Post

The situation has become so dire that earlier this year the White House put forth the first National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey #Bees and Other Pollinators, a 64-page policy framework for saving the… Read More

polar bear climate

Shell Can Now Begin Drilling In The Arctic | ThinkProgress

On Wednesday, the Obama administration’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement granted conditional approval to two permits that will allow the company to begin exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea, about 140 miles from Alaska’s… Read More