Campaign promises and hopes for a green energy future depend on fundamental reform at the Energy Department, long one of the government's most dysfunctional offices.
The United States must resist the urge to use climate change as the latest excuse to continue to fund the war on terror at record levels.
OPEC might blame speculators, terrorism, and the Iraq War for inflated oil prices, but the organization itself controls price through marginal supply and demand.
California's low-carbon fuel standard demonstrates to the rest of the world how markets can lead the way toward cleaner fuel sources.
Unless we drastically reduce emissions from coal power plants, all other efforts to stabilize climate change will be nearly fruitless.
The elusive road map to a global climate agreement begins with science--which is exceedingly clear about what our targets must be.
If Washington is serious about weaning the country off of foreign oil and slashing carbon emissions, it should follow California's lead.