Democratic speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has appointed to the special committee on climate change members who have all received significant backing from the energy industry.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) choice to lead the House Climate Crisis Committee owned stock in several companies that rank among the nation’s top air and water polluters.
After three-quarters of a century relying more heavily on foreign oil, the United States became a net oil exporter in 2018, a step toward what President Donald Trump calls “energy independence.”
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper (Colo.) announced on Friday he would make a final decision on mounting a 2020 challenge to President Donald Trump by this summer.
Rep. Jackie Rosen, the Democrat vying to unseat Republican senator Dean Heller in Nevada, has profited from investments in petroleum and natural gas, despite heralding “renewable energy” as a cornerstone of her campaign.
A group opposed to a Tom Steyer-funded petition drive that would put a higher renewable mandate question on the Arizona ballot this fall is accusing the group gathering signatures of employing 27 felons in addition to the five already alleged to have been employed earlier in the year and acknowledged by one of the drive’s organizers.
Colorado gubernatorial candidate and current U.S. representative Jared Polis sidestepped the question of cost for his goal of making the state’s energy production 100 percent based on renewable forms like wind and solar by 2040.
A major coal-mining company that has pushed the Trump administration for a bailout of the industry quietly signed a deal last fall with a Chinese manufacturer to produce mining equipment and did not disclose it to the White House or other government agencies.