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FERC Charts Open, Unbiased Course to Enhance Energy System Resilience

Closing a DOE proposed new rulemaking and opening a new docket, FERC launched a more open, holistic and unbiased course aimed at enhancing the resiliency of U.S. power and energy systems.

Environmental and consumer groups, along with 11 states, sue Trump administration and DOE

Environmental and Consumer Groups and 11 States Sue Trump Administration

Energy efficiency is the low-hanging fruit of greenhouse gas reductions. The Department of Energy published five new energy efficiency standards at the end of December, slated to take effect on March 20. The problem is that by the time they were slated to take effect, Donald Trump was in office and Rick Perry was sworn in as the head of…

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Wanted: The Koch Brothers for Climate Crimes

The Koch Brother’s Ties to GOP Presidential Candidates

Oil billionaires David and Charles Koch use their oil wealth to misinform Americans and influence the GOP. The Koch brothers have spent $55 million to fund climate denial front groups, their agenda includes efforts to undermine the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Koch Industries has given generously to conservative politicians throughout the country at both the federal and state level and many Republicans including GOP presidential candidates are known to…

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Musings of a Malcontent: What’s in a…a…hmm. Oh yeah – Name

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Rick Perry. I figured if I started there you would all know where I am going with this week’s post. As everyone knows at this point old Ricky boy would just love to get rid of a few governmental departments – if only he could remember their…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Rick Perry – an American Idiot? Keystone Pipeline Gets State Dept. Thumbs-up; The Economics of Declining Oil, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Rick Perry, my new favorite American idiot. Ricky Perry thinks Climate Science is a farce. We should learn more about this man so we can more fully understand people that replace facts with belief. Science has been fighting people like Perry for hundreds of years,…

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Is Rick Perry too much of an "environmentalist" for the GOP? (and he's no environmentalist)

Rick Perry’s Meager Environmental Efforts May Be Too Much For Republicans

Rick Perry is the Texas governor and former Democrat who has quickly become a frontrunner in the contest for the GOP presidential nomination. Perry officially announced his candidacy for President on Saturday, August 13. Perry may be the longest-serving governor in America, but his environmental record is troubling to both ends of the political spectrum. According to the Energy Information Administration, Texas has consistently been the…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Rick Perry’s Climate Ignorance; the Price of Oil and Renewable Energy; What Apple Could Do with All That Cash, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: In the Republican primaries Rick Perry stands out as the most anti-environmental candidate as he steps into the race late. The price of oil is key to the expansion of renewable energy while oil’s price volatility destabilizes the global market and the daily lives of Americans. Let’s get…

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