Series of hearings yield little progress
A series of three climate change hearings fell to the background yesterday amid impeachment drama and a climate vote on the Senate floor, but like other committee work this year, they highlighted the incremental nature of action in a divided Congress.
API hires lobbyists to push Dems on trade
The American Petroleum Institute has retained a lobbying firm to advocate for congressional Democrats to support President Trump's trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Coal chief, company employees big Trump donors
Coal mining executive Bob Murray and employees of his company contributed more than $360,000 to efforts to reelect President Trump and other Republicans during the most recent reporting period.
Progressives use green issues against incumbent Dems
Primary challenges against congressional incumbents have the potential to shake up energy and climate change issues in the 2020 election cycle, giving candidates opportunities to paint their opponents as too moderate.
Steyer, Sanders inject climate into presidential debate
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and billionaire activist Tom Steyer set themselves apart at last night's Democratic presidential primary debate by frequently bringing up climate change and clean energy.