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Will Energy And Science Chairs Become Kindling For Post-Election Blaze?

12/8/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Late yesterday, the House GOP Steering Committee recommended Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) as the next chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. They could have chosen far, far worse (meanwhile, Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX), a climate denier, was picked […] Read more >

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), named a Big Oil All-Star by NWF

New Analysis Refutes Barton-Ordered Attack on Climate Science

11/22/2010 // By Miles Grant

Want to know why it’s so scary that Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) could re-claim chairmanship of the House Energy & Commerce Committee? A new report reveals how destructive his last tenure was for Americans’ understanding of climate science. Read more >

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), named a Big Oil All-Star by NWF

Scary Idea: BP Apologist Calling Shots on Energy & Climate

10/16/2010 // By Adam Kolton

Could infamous BP apologist Rep. Joe Barton become chair of the House Energy & Commerce Committee? Read more >

Oil Disaster Update, Hill Heat & Big Oil’s All-Star: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

6/30/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule: NWF’s Jaime Matyas visits the disaster zone in Louisiana As the mercury rises on Capitol Hill, pressure builds for a clean energy & climate bill A new Big Oil All-Star card — […] Read more >

“I Don’t Remember. I Can’t Recall”

2/18/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Congressman Joe Barton of Texas has received almost $100,000 for a share in a natural gas well he purchased from longtime campaign supporter Walter Mize. When asked by a reporter, he said he “couldn’t remember precisely […] Read more >

Rep. Barton on Global Warming: Find Some Shade

3/26/2009 // By Miles Grant

To listen to Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), you’d think adapting to global warming is as easy as taking off your jacket on an unexpectedly pleasant spring day. “Adaptation to shifts in temperatures is not that difficult,” declared Rep. Barton at […] Read more >