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Fact Check: Trump Inaccurately Claims ‘Firsts’ in Defense Speech

Fact Check: Trump Inaccurately Claims ‘Firsts’ in Defense Speech

President Trump made erroneous claims during his speech on national security on Monday.
Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is America Wasting So Much Energy?

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is America Wasting So Much Energy?

Federal programs like Energy Star are under threat in Washington.
Op-Ed Columnist: Rick Perry’s Strange Sex Story

Op-Ed Columnist: Rick Perry’s Strange Sex Story

Rick Perry suggested that fossil fuels would protect women from sexual assault.
Perry Praises ‘Clean Coal,’ but Trump Administration Policies Don’t Promote It

Perry Praises ‘Clean Coal,’ but Trump Administration Policies Don’t Promote It

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, right, spoke this month with Senators Shelley Moore Capito, center, and Joe Manchin III outside the Longview Power Plant in Maidsville, W.Va.
Trump Rules: The Deep Industry Ties of Trump’s Deregulation Teams

Trump Rules: The Deep Industry Ties of Trump’s Deregulation Teams

President Trump signed an executive order in February requiring federal agencies to form deregulation teams, many of which are now staffed by political appointees with potential conflicts.

Rick Perry (Energy Secretary!) Said Something Stupid Again

This, ladies and gentlemen, is our Secretary of Energy: DOE Rick Perry at coal plant:"Here’s a little economics lesson: supply and demand. You put the supply out there and the demand will follow." —
Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Roads connecting drilling pads with oil and gas wells in Texas. More than one-quarter of Mexico’s electricity is produced using American natural gas, leaving the nation vulnerable to any upheaval from
Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Roads connecting drilling pads with oil and gas wells in Texas. More than one-quarter of Mexico’s electricity is produced using American natural gas, leaving the nation vulnerable to any upheaval from
#StayWoke: Take a Look at Trump’s Energy Appointee’s Deleted Tweets About Blacks, Jews and Women

#StayWoke: Take a Look at Trump’s Energy Appointee’s Deleted Tweets About Blacks, Jews and Women

A senior Energy Department official tried to delete all of his hateful, racist and misogynist tweets, but the internet remains undefeated. Read more...
Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, third from right, snaps a picture with other energy ministers at an international clean energy conference in Beijing last week.
Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, third from right, snaps a picture with other energy ministers at an international clean energy conference in Beijing last week.
Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, third from right, snaps a picture with other energy ministers at an international clean energy conference in Beijing last week.
Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste

Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste

Excavating equipment at the site of what will be the world’s first repository for spent nuclear reactor fuel, deep in granite bedrock in Finland.
On Nuclear Waste, Finland Shows U.S. How It Can Be Done

On Nuclear Waste, Finland Shows U.S. How It Can Be Done

Excavating equipment at the site of what will be the world’s first repository for spent nuclear reactor fuel, deep in granite bedrock in Finland.
Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

Iowa farmland. Historically, the Energy Department has nurtured innovation in the search for new power sources. Now that is in question.
Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

Iowa farmland. Historically, the Energy Department has nurtured innovation in the search for new power sources. Now that is in question.
Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

President Trump’s budget proposes a major restructuring of the way electricity is bought and sold in Western states, which rely on hydroelectric power generated by government structures like the
Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

President Trump’s budget proposes a major restructuring of the way electricity is bought and sold in Western states, which rely on hydroelectric power generated by government structures like the
Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts in Energy Innovation Programs

President Trump’s budget proposes a major restructuring of the way electricity is bought and sold in Western states, which rely on hydroelectric power generated by government structures like the