league of conservation voters
December 16, 2016 -
Opponents of opening the Atlantic coast to oil and gas drilling are pressing President Obama to enact a permanent ban. We look at the legal framework for such an action, and how durable it would be under a Trump administration.
October 14, 2016 -
Numerous political spending groups unaffiliated with campaigns have already poured $6 million into advertising in the key battleground state, with others likely to get involved in the upcoming weeks.
November 3, 2014 -
Hedge fund investor Tom Steyer's entrance into politics this election cycle may have revived the environment movement as a political force. But Steyer and Co. are still playing small ball in a big money game -- a story that got lost in the blitz of media coverage.
October 10, 2014 -
The nation's largest electric utility has skewed its political contributions to give anti-regulatory Republicans a better shot at capturing control of the Senate, as has the industry at large. But Duke and other utilities are hedging their bets by backing key incumbent Democrats, including Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana.
March 10, 2014 -
Record-breaking domestic oil production is likely to swamp any effort to inject climate concerns into 2014 mid-term elections -- and could even cost Democrats the Senate.
January 29, 2014 -
In the White House broadcast of the address, President Obama's remarks about the reality of climate change were accompanied by a slide that called out the many members of Congress who have dismissed or denied the science of climate.
May 20, 2013 -
Facing South's editorial director is honored by North Carolina's League of Conservation Voters for her in-depth coverage of environmental and energy issues.