Incoming Rules chairman endorses 'Green New Deal' panel
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said today he supports the proposed "Green New Deal" select committee, marking the most powerful member yet to embrace the idea floated by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).
Sunrise Movement hits Pelosi again
Hundreds of protesters swarmed the offices of House Democratic leaders this morning, the latest in a series of progressive moves to push the party to act on climate change.
Wheeler nomination could hit committee early next year
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler could remove the "acting" from his title by early next year.
Republicans say rollback paints rosy picture for coal
Some Senate Republicans see a rosy future for the coal industry after another EPA rule rollback, but the agency's economic analyses paint a more skeptical picture.
'Green New Deal' is 'aspirational' — Carper
House progressives have been talking up a "Green New Deal" platform, with the goal of getting to 100 percent renewable energy in a decade, but Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) today offered a dose of skepticism.