Opinion

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Six reasons to oppose Keystone pipeline

There are many reasons to oppose the building of an oil pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, to the refineries off the shores of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Arctic drilling? Cain should not be able!

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  provides a home to countless species of wildlife, some of which are endangered.

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Who needs the oceans?

The first ever report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean warns of mass extinction of marine life.

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Big oil, government sacrifice kids for profits

Another reason to curb Big Oil: scientists are warning of danger to fetal development from chemicals found in crude oil.

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$5.00 per gallon at pump, $5 million per hour at Exxon Mobil

Millions of Americans are learning the new math: corporate economics.

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Reduce gas prices? Nationalize big oil

I blew a gasket paying $3.89 for a gallon of gas the other day. It cost me over $60 to fill the tank and tore a gigantic hole in my pocket.

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War is not the answer for Libya

President Obama needs to stand up against the warhawks, by moving toward a quick cease-fire in Libya.

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Lurching toward the peak

While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.

Cheers and jeers, from the Gulf to the Vatican

A lot of jeers - for BP, CEOs and Vatican officials - and some cheers too.

Oops, they did it again

For all their presumed political prowess and message discipline, the Republicans have a habit of very bad timing when it comes to policy proposals.

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