Editor's Choice: Five Important U.S. Energy Stories Of 2012

From ThinkProgress Sat Dec 29 2012, 10:07:44

The presidential and congressional elections dominated the American news cycle in 2012. And although climate change took a backseat during the campaign, energy played a surprisingly prominent role. The news cycle was dominated by energy: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made fossil fuel extraction his number one priority; fossil fuel interests spent hundreds of millions [...]

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