2009 stimulus inspires Democrats' green recovery plan
Energy and Commerce Democrats pursued their quest yesterday for a green recovery from COVID-19, but if their subcommittee hearing was any indication, they're not likely to get where they want to go without an election win in November.
Business Roundtable calls for a price on carbon
Business Roundtable, one of the nation's most prominent trade organizations, today endorsed pricing carbon to combat climate change, underscoring an emerging shift in corporate lobbying and sustainability practices.
Hurricane, wildfires fuel climate rhetoric in Congress
Wildfires sweeping the West and the hurricane closing in on the Gulf Coast brought renewed attention to climate change on Capitol Hill yesterday, but Republicans struggled to develop a coherent message.
Smoke, political blame game arrive in D.C.
Uncontrolled wildfires in four Western states continued to burn as federal lawmakers today saw some of their first direct evidence: an orange, hazy sunrise in the nation's capital as the smoke reached the East Coast.
How a Democratic victory might shape climate policy
The 2020 election was always going to be an inflection point for U.S. climate change policy, but a pandemic and a bad economy suggest 2021 might not work out as the Democrats had planned.