The housing bubble mess that Obama had to clean up was piddling compared to the potential crash of conventional fuel prices that lurks in the very near future.
Mark Hertsgaard, the environment correspondent for The Nation and the author of Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth, has been covering global climate summits since 1992.
Derwyn Bunton, the Crescent City’s public defender, has refused to accept serious felony cases, claiming that underfunding means his office can’t do its job.
Climate change has always been about money, but the Paris agreement has a chance to change where money will flow, how quickly, and in what quantities.
Big Tobacco’s lies contributed to the deaths of smokers and their loved ones. But if ExxonMobil lied about climate change, every person and business interest on earth is affected.
It’s a far cry from eco-terrorism, but the loose collective that calls itself Climate Justice is all too willing to inject civil disobedience into the climate change wars.
James Hansen’s new study explodes conventional goals of climate diplomacy and warns of 10 feet of sea level rise before 2100. The good news is, we can fix it.
The current drought out West only underscores a problem entirely of our own making: for too long we have rigged the price of water to benefit a favored few.
Ever since the overthrow of Egypt’s elected president, the U.S. administration has tried to avoid the word “coup.” Hard to do that now, but it’s still trying.
You can still find the cream of New Orleans music at the city’s Jazz and Heritage Festival, but critics say high ticket prices keep most of the city’s own residents from attending.
Consuming 80 percent of California’s developed water but accounting for only 2 percent of the state’s GDP, agriculture thrives while everyone else is parched.