Features related to environment

Kansas 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp talks the media after he signed the Candidate's Declaration of Intention form on Tuesday May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Topeka Capital Journal, Chris Neal)
August 6, 2014 | Blog

Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp just wanted to get rid of a program that good-government advocates consider corporate welfare. He ended up in the tea party’s crosshairs instead. Continue reading

Protesters dropped a banner from the upper stories of the Hilton Anatole hotel early Thursday, July 31, 2014, to greet legislators and corporate officials attending ALEC's 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Candice Bernd)
August 4, 2014 | Blog

Much of ALEC’s agenda for its latest meeting returned to a focus on promoting the extraction and production of fossil fuels while putting up roadblocks for renewable energy initiatives where it can. Continue reading

Chad Devereaux works at cleaning up the bricks that fell from three sides of his in-laws home in Sparks, Okla., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
July 9, 2014 | Blog

Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma. Now it gets hundreds every year. Continue reading

Marie McRae on her farm in Dryden, NY. (Photo: Chris Jordan-Bloch/EarthJustice)
July 2, 2014

A rural town in upstate New York just won a major victory against oil and gas companies hoping to frack on its residents’ land. Continue reading

Charleston resident Anoa Changa stands next to her stock of bottled water. (Photo: David Stephenson/In These Times).
June 4, 2014 | The Poverty Line

Charleston residents have no reason to believe their water is safe today. Continue reading

Large sections of pipe are shown on a neighboring property to Julia Trigg Crawford family farm Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Sumner Texas. Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 30, 2014 | What We're Reading

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the project is riddled with shoddy workmanship. Continue reading

A pile of coal is shown at the TXU Corps Big Brown power plant near Fairfield, TX. August 2006. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 10, 2014 | Blog

The movement to pull money from companies ruining the environment had a win and a loss this week. Continue reading

English Bay, Vancouver, BC
May 9, 2014

Some regions and countries are succeeding in the fight against global warming. Here’s what we can learn from them. Continue reading

April 30, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

Two new reports examine how America’s “number-one hunter’s organization” takes oil money and lobbies for anti-conservationist policies most hunters oppose. Continue reading

Seven Native American tribes protest against the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, DC.
April 28, 2014 | Activism

The coalition urged the Obama administration to consider the effects the pipeline would have on the communities it passes through. Continue reading

Ben Gerald from Staley Electric Co. helps install solar power panels on the roof of a house in North Little Rock, Arkansas on Wednesday, January 22, 2003. (AP Photo/David Quinn)
April 25, 2014 | Activism

A few enterprising towns and cities have been working to sustainably reorganize their economies. Continue reading

Sunrise over Chesapeake Bay (Photo: Flickr JP / CC 2.0)
April 23, 2014 | Money & Politics

States, cities and special interests from around the country are getting involved. Continue reading

Image courtesy of Media Matters.
April 8, 2014 | Blog

Thirty percent of CNN’s and 8 percent of MSNBC’s climate-related segments were misleading. Continue reading

The ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, Calif., is seen Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. For the third straight day Monday Oct. 8, 2012, the California statewide average price for a gallon of regular rose to an all-time high, hitting $4.668, according to AAA. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
April 4, 2014 | Blog

A future in which governments regulate carbon emissions is an unrealistic thing to imagine, and not worth planning for, says the company. Continue reading

March 27, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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