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Burr, Chambliss introduce energy bill focused on natural gas, nuclear

While Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) and Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) struggle to build momentum for their climate and energy bill, two Republican senators on Thursday said they have offered an alternative focused on natural gas and nuclear power....

By David A. Fahrenthold | June 24, 2010; 4:59 PM ET | Comments (10)

Will Obama meeting next week break climate bill logjam?

For energy and climate bill watchers, the one session that might provide some insight into the legislation's future will be Wednesday's meeting with President Obama.

By Juliet Eilperin | June 18, 2010; 2:14 PM ET | Comments (1)

Senate Democrats ponder climate, make no decisions

Senate Democrats held their long-awaited caucus meeting on climate and energy legislation Thursday -- and failed to decide what to do about it.

By Juliet Eilperin | June 17, 2010; 3:24 PM ET | Comments (3)

The White House's lame-duck climate strategy

While President Obama made the pitch for climate and energy legislation yet again Tuesday in his Oval Office address, he did not disclose the White House's new strategy: push for a scaled-back bill in the Senate, and drag out the conference long enough to ensure a floor vote after the negotiations.

By Juliet Eilperin | June 16, 2010; 6:55 PM ET | Comments (12)

Jacques Cousteau remembered, 100 years after his birth

CORRECTED, 11:25 a.m.: An earlier version of this blog post gave incorrect information about the network for which Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of Jacques Cousteau, is "chief ocean correspondent." By David A. Fahrenthold This would have been the 100th birthday...

By David A. Fahrenthold | June 12, 2010; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (18)

Graham opposes Kerry-Lieberman climate bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters Tuesday he will not support a climate bill authored by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.), which he helped craft.

By Juliet Eilperin | June 8, 2010; 5:06 PM ET | Comments (2)

Obama threatens to veto Murkowski amendment

The White House has issued a veto threat against Sen. Lisa Murkowski's (R-Alaska) resolution to block the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases.

By Juliet Eilperin | June 8, 2010; 3:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

Film director James Cameron says 'morons' charged with fixing Gulf oil spill

The Washington Post's Garance Franke-Ruta reports that "Avatar" and "Titanic" director James Cameron on Wednesday evening criticized those responsible for stopping the geyser of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico and again offered the assistance of the private team...

By Anne Bartlett | June 3, 2010; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (4)

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