Emily Wells / TruthdigSep 1, 2017
The California governor's visit comes as the U.S. orders the Russian consulate in San Francisco closed; Putin pens article on economic conference in China. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 23, 2016
For starters, the Libertarian Party presidential candidate supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership, fracking and "massive cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and social welfare programs of all kinds," writes Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 4, 2011
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney held his stance on climate change Friday, recognizing that humans have contributed to global warming even though GOP leaders have typically disputed this scientifically supported concept. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 27, 2010
The Guardian is reporting that some of Europe's biggest polluters, including everyone's favorite oil company, have given $240,200 in campaign donations to U.S. senators who, coincidentally, helped defeat climate change legislation. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 26, 2010
Cap and trade was all the rage back in 2009, with the market-driven system of curbing emissions seen as a dominant force in addressing global warming problems. Now the concept has seemingly fallen out of favor. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigDec 1, 2009
Climate-change skeptics are barking up the wrong smokestack. The shell game being played isn't with the science, it's with the solutions.The shell game being played with climate change isn't with the science, it's with the solutions. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 28, 2009
Rep. Dennis Kucinich explains why he voted against the climate bill that narrowly passed the House Friday: "It sets targets that are too weak, especially in the short term, and sets about meeting those targets through Enron-style accounting methods. It gives new life to one of the primary sources of the problem that should be on its way out -- coal -- by giving it record subsidies." Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 14, 2009
The "Real Time" host has some harsh words for the president, who, he says, is caving to insurance companies, banks and polluters: "This is not getting the job done. And this is not what I voted for." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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