There's no more room for speculation. If the GOP-controlled Congress passes a bill directing approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama will veto it. Such was the announcement yesterday by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. There were no qualifiers, no weasel words, nothing that would indicate the president is looking for a backdoor that will allow him to approve the project and save face.
After being accused of "literally lying" about climate change by one of its own high-profile business members, excoriated for being a "corporate bill mill," and losing nearly 100 company sponsors, you might expect the rabidly anti-environmental American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to tone it down a little. Not a chance.
CMD contributor Alex Carlin is in Lima, Peru, posting daily updates of his observations of COP 20, the UN Climate Summit.
With Black Friday days away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history.
ALEC's track record of climate change denial is undeniable, except by ALEC's spokespeople...
During his first run for the White House, Barack Obama promised that he would take “a back seat to no one” on Net Neutrality.
Mitch McConnell traveled to a secret meeting of donors connected to the Koch brothers network -- and it now appears he didn't disclose the expenses for that trip.
Educators and parents are slamming TIME magazine editors for their November 3rd issue cover, which they say levies "malicious" and "false" attacks against the nation's public school teachers.
The ruling this week by a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance panel against U.S. country-of-origin meat labeling (COOL) policies sets up a no-win dynamic, and the Obama administration should appeal.
While independent research shows that Chlorpyrifos, a Dow Chemical insecticide, can cause significant harm to children nearby, Dow is intent on convincing the EPA otherwise.