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The Most Interesting Climate Policy Debate You Haven't Heard Of

May 27, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Climate Policy Debate

It occurred last June between two groups of conservatives. On the do-nothing side were well-known climate-science deniers, James Taylor of Heartland and David Kreutzer of Heritage Foundation. On the other side was R Street senior fellow Andrew Moylan with former GOP congressman Bob Inglis.[read more]

The 97%: Watch John Oliver's Hilarious 'Statistically Representative Climate Change Debate'

May 14, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Climate Change Debate and Consensus

Some 97 out of 100 actively publishing climate scientists agree with the overwhelming evidence that humans are causing global warming. The challenge for the media is how to accurately reflect that consensus. One way NOT to do it is to give equal time to climate science deniers.[read more]

In Colorado, Local Fracking Debate Holds National Implications

May 12, 2014 by Kate Rosow Chrisman

Colorado Fracking Debate

An oil and gas boom over the past decade saw wells creep closer to the metropolitan areas along Colorado’s Front Range, a heavily populated area that includes Denver and Boulder, and with it, growing public anger over the extraction process.[read more]


Seeking Consensus on the Internalized Costs of Oil

March 3, 2014 by Schalk Cloete

Internized Oil Costs

This article will gather some data about TEC community views on the global average internalized cost of oil. Please chip in with your opinion so that we can gather a statistically significant sample size and get a meaningful indication of the current consensus (or lack thereof).[read more]

Keystone XL Pipeline Update: And So It Begins ...

February 4, 2014 by Sarah Battaglia

Although the Keystone XL pipeline has yet to receive full presidential approval, the southern leg of the pipeline (referred to as the Gulf Coast line) has already become active. On January 22, crude oil began flowing from Cushing, Oklahoma to refineries in Texas.[read more]