Despite a fourth-quarter slump, Big Oil posted big end-of-year profits.
Perhaps the most frightening trick of all is Big Oil’s ability to hold onto its tax breaks.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed landfill regulations should reduce the need for landfills, strengthen the economy, and reduce emissions of methane—one of our most potent greenhouse gases.
The big five oil companies continue earning huge profits—more than $25 billion in the second quarter—yet they receive billions of dollars in unnecessary and unwarranted tax breaks.
Giving up his plot to leave the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative would be a relatively simple and effective way for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) to implement proposed carbon-pollution limits while strengthening New Jersey’s health and economy.
Issue Brief Through better background checks; taking military-grade weapons off the streets and out of criminals’ hands; and improved data, coordination, and enforcement, we can reduce the gun violence that plagues our communities, our children, and our families.
In order to fight disastrous climate change, we must reduce carbon pollution in America.
President Obama can implement five major rules before Inauguration Day to protect our nation’s health and environment from toxic pollution and climate change.
Danielle Baussan is the Managing Director of Energy Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining the organization, she was majority counsel for the Select Committee on Energy and Global Warming, where she focused on state and local environmental initiatives, sustainable development, energy efficiency, and alternative fuels. She previously served the District of Columbia government as […]