Senate Democrats Seek Climate Change Vote in Defense Authorization Bill

By: Tuesday December 4, 2012 2:00 pm

Now Senate Democrats might actually see climate change as a wedge issue, just a couple years after one of their caucus members literally shot climate change legislation in one of his campaign ads.


BP Oil Disaster Hearings Will Have Corporate Execs Blaming Each Other

By: Tuesday May 11, 2010 7:04 am

What does the four-million-and-counting gallon leak tell us about the safety of domestic oil production? Why were safety procedures left in the hands of the companies doing the drilling and not the regulators? Why did the Deepwater Horizon not include the emergency shut-off valve that could have averted this disaster? Exactly what is contained in the dispersant stew you’re dropping into the Gulf? What are the chances of, in trying to stop the leak, blowing off the wellhead and causing an even greater gusher?

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