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Senate Energy Bill: Done

6/22/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

Yesterday afternoon the Senate voted to end debate on the energy bill, and then after a couple more hours of debate (huh?), but no important votes, the Senate passed the energy bill shortly after midnight. In the end, we support […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: I want my MPG…

6/20/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

The Energy Bill will be wrapped up this week one way or another, as Majority Leader Harry Reid filed a motion for cloture yesterday, signaling debate and voting on the energy bill will end tomorrow. Yesterday, both the bad liquid […] Read more >

Public Opinion on Global Warming

3/23/2007 // By Josh Nelson

With the recent attention raised by Al Gore’s Oscar-Award winning documentary and testimony, the findings of the IPCC, and widespread media attention, global warming is clearly one of the hottest (ha) issues of 2007.  The big story that isn’t getting […] Read more >

SOTU ’07–A “Global Climate Change” Nod

1/23/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

Exerpt from the energy portion of President George Bush’s State of the Union address tonight: Extending hope and opportunity depends on a stable supply of energy that keeps America’s economy running and America’s environment clean. For too long our Nation […] Read more >

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

5/18/2006 // By Larry Schweiger

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-’in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope that lawmakers will be persuaded to open the Arctic National […] Read more >

Call Me A Cockeyed Optimist

2/7/2006 // By Kristin Johnson

For those of us working just blocks from the White House, it wasn’t exactly a surprise that the annual budget released by President Bush yesterday included Arctic drilling. Heck, for people 3,000 miles away, it probably wasn’t a surprise either. […] Read more >

Curing America’s Oil Addiction

2/2/2006 // By Kristin Johnson

During his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush admitted a major problem. “America is addicted to oil.” The catchy rhetoric is right on the money. Time for Bush to lead our country through the rest of the […] Read more >

Poor-k Excuse

8/19/2005 // By Adam Kolton

When you work “inside the beltway,” as I do, politicians and their staff members sometimes tell you things they wouldn’t dare say to their constituents or the media. Mainly I hear lots of reasons — or more accurately excuses — […] Read more >

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