U.S. Energy policy

The fiscal cliff and Obama

The so-called fiscal cliff story will provide a good look at the manipulations put into play by corporate dems and republicans who want to diminish the size and operating area of the government as well as giving us a good idea of how Obama will fight the hysteria of the Republicans and how far he […]

Robert Kuttner on deficits and the like

“If the deficit-hawks get their way, that economic calamity will only deepen, and produce a deeper political setback for the Obama administration.”

China Establishing the World’s Leading Green Agenda

China has taken several substantial steps to create a green industry and tackle the challenges of presented by climate change. Is the West not capable of dealing with such challenges?

“Where’s the outrage”

Update from the Gulf of Mexico.

The U.S. government and the BP Gulf catastrophe

Perspectives on the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Where does W. stop and O. start?

One wonders sometimes if regime change in Washington is just an illusion. The BP Gulf of Mexico catastrophe is a case in point. As Obama was making ready to be ‘mad’ at BP it is revealed that the White House colluded with BP to keep the full extent of the disaster from the public by […]

More information about the BP Gulf of Mexico disaster

BP was exempted by MMS (of sex, drugs and incompetence fame) from the need to conduct environmental reviews of its proposed oil drilling projects in the Gulf.