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Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to …

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Oil Execs Continue to Defend Billions in Tax Breaks

As record high gas prices batter consumers and anger voters, Senators on the Finance Committee hauled Big Oil’s top five executives to the Capitol for a hearing on proposals that …

Oil Execs Try to Defend Tax Breaks Before Senators

With national gas prices topping $4 a gallon, the Senate Finance Cmte. is holding a hearing on tax breaks for the nation’s top five oil companies. On Tuesday, Senate Democrats announced …

Chevy Volt being charged!

“Fast and the Furious” 5 Reasons to like the Chevy Volt

Although Washington, DC is no Rio de Janeiro and my passenger was certainly no Vin Diesel, I was still catching eyes on a recent test drive while cruising down Pennsylvania …

Cut the Cost of Gas: Buy a Truck?

Fuel efficiency innovation puts money back in every consumer’s pocket. With gas prices still up, March car and truck sales figures showed robust sales of fuel efficient cars and SUVs.  …

Tar Sands Will Cost You at the Pump Says Economist (VIDEO)

Canadian oil giant TransCanada, which proposes to build a massive, expensive and risky tar sands pipeline must be feeling pretty happy about rising gas prices. Policy makers and the media often …

$67 a Barrel

The price of oil peaked at a record $67 a barrel yesterday. That’s bad news for all of us. High gas prices hurt American families. But drilling for oil in …

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