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Energy Quote of the Day: GOP Should be Mortified by the Face of their Environmental Leadership

March 7, 2015 by Jared Anderson

Climate and Politics

The Washington Post editorial board penned a scathing op-ed in response to Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe’s stunt on the Senate floor last week. Inhofe brought in a snowball from outside to make the point that it was cold in Washington D.C., and thus climate change was a farce.[read more]

Under the Republican Congress, All Environmental Politics Will Be Local

November 14, 2014 by Steven Cohen

Our environmental laws and regulations should certainly be updated to reflect new technologies and the emerging global economy. But when basic environmental science is questioned or ignored, it is difficult to imagine that we will see significant progress at the federal level.[read more]

Why is Senator Inhofe Siding Against More Efficient Vehicles?

March 6, 2012 by Luke Tonachel

Senator Inhofe recently attacked new proposed standards that would nearly double new automobile fuel economy and cut dangerous emissions of carbon pollution from those vehicles in half by 2025. The Senator claims to be concerned about increased particulate matter pollution, which the rules would actually decrease, but his attacks are a...[read more]

Sen. Inhofe inquisition seeking ways to criminalize and prosecute 17 leading climate scientists

February 25, 2010 by Joseph Romm

Senator James Inhofe, ranking Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, has gone a step beyond promoting his long-notorious global warming denialist propaganda. He is now using the resources of the Senate committee to seek opportunities to criminalize the actions of 17 leading scientists who have been associated with the...[read more]