A former CIA director said the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State has been reluctant to attack oil wells controlled by the extremist group due in part to environmental concerns.
Frank Stupak got his start in the coal business just as it was beginning its steep decline, and while there’s little chance the industry will ever return to its glory days, the 27-year-old safety manager isn’t giving up hope.
The global warming movement is reeling in the aftermath of last week’s horrific terrorist attack in Paris — because it threatens to step on its message ahead of the much-anticipated United Nations climate change summit in the French capital.
Late in the afternoon of Nov. 12, Robert Murray got the news he had been waiting for — a judge said his company’s lawsuit to stop the Obama administration’s central climate change policy would move forward, and ordered Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to sit for a deposition in the case.
Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders doubled down Sunday on his insistence that climate change leads to terrorism, a connection he called “pretty obvious.”