By Timothy Hurst on December 31, 2010
Political news in 2010 was dominated by the U.S. midterm elections and the ongoing economic troubles in the U.S. and Europe. But there was no shortage of big stories in environmental politics, including one that most people will remember for the rest of their lives.
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By Timothy Hurst on May 19, 2010
In the days and weeks following the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Rush Limbaugh confirmed that his grasp of offshore energy policy and technology is about as strong as Glenn Beck’s grasp of U.S. public lands policy.
By Timothy Hurst on April 30, 2009
Governor takes Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to task on his recent remarks about the potential of offshore wind energy capacity in the United States.
By Timothy Hurst on April 6, 2009
Garnering considerable buzz in the world of politics as of late, the micro-blogging tool twitter is growing at an astonishing 1,382 percent—adding 7 million new accounts in February alone—and showing little sign of slowing down. Although politicians themselves may be relative newcomers in the world of communicating in 140-character or less, those who write about [...]
By Timothy Hurst on March 29, 2009
As Earth Hour cascaded through the timezones at 8:30 PM local time on Saturday night, people of all makes and models turned off their lights to show support for addressing climate change. But not those hard-hitting Fox News journalists. They were too busy giving their brand of “Fair and Balanced” facetime to right-wing pundits who [...]