Donor to shell out millions for pro-clean-energy Republicans
GOP megadonor Jay Faison plans to funnel millions of dollars this election cycle toward conservatives who support clean energy, although he said it might take a while to find them.
Ex-coal boss drops $400K on his Senate bid
Don Blankenship, the former Massey Energy CEO and ex-con who is waging an unconventional bid to oust Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), has been the sole source of funding for his Senate campaign so far.
Budget deal points to realities of warming — sort of
The bipartisan two-year budget deal that Congress passed at dawn Friday not only boosts federal spending by more than $500 billion, but appears to include robust government funding for climate-related programs.
Greens' secret weapon: A guy named Vinny
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Environmentalists have had a pretty good run in the Maryland State House over the past few decades.
Will climate change help oust this nine-term GOP lawmaker?
Last summer, a handful of Houston-area environmentalists gathered in the living room of Daniel Cohan, a civil and environmental engineering professor at Rice University, and came up with a novel idea. They decided to invite the candidates for Congress in the 7th District — right in the heart of the city's "Energy Alley" — to a debate on climate change.