More than 300,000 march in solidarity for Climate accountability, at the People's Climate March on September 21, 2014. (Credit: Robert van Waarden)

Climate Activists Debate Over Tactics

The debate about whether or not humans are warming the planet is essentially over – ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that we are. But the debate over tactics, about how to reduce our carbon emissions, is just starting to heat up.

A train carries coal from the Powder River Basin.

A Royal Mess For Public Land Payments

The dispute over royalties paid for coal, natural gas and oil extracted from public lands centers over two issues: Are the royalties too low? Do we know enough about the accounting to assure the American taxpayer is getting a good deal? Amy Martin digs in, with some help from Taylor Swift.