In Trump era, La. advocate worries that 'facts don't matter'
After more than five years running a green-hued nonprofit in New Orleans, Casey DeMoss isn't resigning just because Donald Trump became president. But it's fair to say "Trumpism" galvanized her. The CEO of the Alliance for Affordable Energy is worried about what the new administration will mean for environmental policy, and she isn't excited about years of playing defense. She's also struggling with Trump's willingness to bend the truth on matters big and small.
Perry appointee wants Texas to reclaim electric 'destiny'
AUSTIN, Texas — Donna Nelson joined a powerful regulatory body in August 2008, when then-Gov. Rick Perry (R) appointed her to a spot on the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC).
'This changes everything' — Texas awaits Trump
AUSTIN, Texas — Scott Pruitt at U.S. EPA. Rick Perry at the Department of Energy. Kathleen Hartnett White somewhere in the new administration. That vision may dismay many in Texas' liberal capital city, but not the crowd at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's 2017 policy orientation. Speakers could hardly contain their excitement yesterday about what President-elect Donald Trump means for Texas and its energy sector.
Carbon capture takes 'huge step' with first U.S. plant
President-elect Donald Trump said during his campaign "there is a thing called clean coal." In the United States, he just got exhibit A.
Ex-NRG CEO has an idea to combat the 'climate apocalypse'
In November, David Crane asked climate advocates to give President-elect Donald Trump a chance. It was premature, Crane argued, to panic.