Virginia GOP Exploits Blizzard

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Virginia GOP Uses Blizzard to Spread Climate Lies

It’s snowing! The Virginia GOP uses the blizzard as an opportunity to spread global warming misinformation. The only problem? Their new Republican governor admits climate change is a concern.

Politics and the Pika

The Department of Interior denies a request to add the pika to the endangered species list. Here’s why the debate is about more than just a cute little critter.

The Underwear Bomber and Climate Legislation

VoteVets, the progressive veterans group, kicked off a $2 million ad campaign in key states linking our dependence on oil from hostile nations to the Christmas Day underwear bomber.

Doing the Math on Green Jobs

“Clean energy jobs” get a lot of lip service from politicians. But legislation in Congress to create them falls far short of its potential.

At the Intersection of Climate Science and Voluptuous Breasts …

The head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change penned a racy new novel. It’s no Dynamics of Electrical Energy Supply and Demand: An Economic Analysis, but it has its allure.


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  • Kate Sheppard was a staff reporter in Mother Jones' Washington bureau from 2009 to 2013. She is now a senior reporter and the energy and environment editor at The Huffington Post. She can be reached by email at kate (dot) sheppard (at) huffingtonpost (dot) com and you can follow her on Twitter @kate_sheppard.