Science group wants to 'draft' Hickenlooper for Senate
A political action committee dedicated to electing more scientists is launching an effort to get former Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to drop his presidential campaign and run for the Senate.
Moderate House Dems unveil 'market-based' emissions plan
A coalition of moderate Democrats is backing a climate plan that could draw interest from the business community for relying on carbon pricing and other market-based approaches to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Committee leaders promise more scrutiny of Trump
Half a year into Democratic control of the House, energy and environment issues have emerged as a main area of congressional oversight, even as much of the public attention has been consumed by questions of wrongdoing.
Energy-Water bill could be 'head of the line' after recess
Legislation to fund the Energy Department and a host of water projects could be among the first spending bills to move when Congress returns in September, after the Senate approved a budget deal yesterday.
Senate backs spending accord as it heads to exit
The Senate today backed a budget deal that would increase spending across federal agencies over the next two years and likely sideline contentious energy and environmental fights.