As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Apr 15, 2012
Even Republican sponsors can't seem to break their party's determined stonewalling on wilderness bills in the House of Representatives.
by Danielle Venton,
Mar 04, 2012
Though climate change and the economy are the issues threatening their livelihoods, many of the High Plains people are angry at almost everything else.
by Joe Wilkins,
Feb 03, 2012
The Democratic bloggers on the netroots seem to be prone
to wildly optimistic self-delusion – and then again, maybe
they’re not so crazy after all
by Jon Margolis,
Jul 24, 2006
Executives from six of the nation’s largest energy
companies have asked federal lawmakers to set mandatory caps on
greenhouse gas emissions
by Brett Wilkison,
May 01, 2006
Being one of the few liberals in a conservative Western city requires tolerance and a love of community that transcends political divisions.
by Steve Bunk,
May 18, 2011
If you can take a nice deep breath and enjoy a clear blue sky, thank the Clean Air Act.
by Tim Lydon,
Apr 21, 2011
Life is going get even harder for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as modern-day Sagebrush Rebels try to re-ignite a “War on the West.”
by Paul Larmer,
Jan 26, 2011
In rural Idaho, determined voters head out to a muddy dump to cast their ballots.
by Susan Swetnam,
Oct 27, 2010
The West has known extremist politics before, but we usually seem to end up tacking pretty close to the center.
by Ray Ring,
Oct 19, 2010