Stories by Stephen Lacey

Stephen Lacey is a reporter/blogger for Climate Progress, where he writes on clean energy policy, technologies, and finance. Before joining CP, he was an editor/producer with He received his B.A. in journalism from Franklin Pierce University. subscribe to Stephen Lacey's feed

Posted on: Dec 29, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Although climate change took a backseat during the campaign, energy played a surprisingly prominent role.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Senator Barbara Boxer has indicated that Democrats — and possibly some Republicans — will issue a series of small and large bills related to climate change in the 113th Congress.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Those concerned about climate change were sorely disappointed during Tuesday night’s town hall-style debate.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress

America is unique when it comes to giving a platform to climate deniers and skeptics.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

This spring, Murray organized a fundraiser for Mitt Romney, eventually bundling more than a million and half dollars for the candidate.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: Think Progress

There’s one assertion that has received minimal attention in the after-action coverage of the debate — and it was one of the most blatant lies of the night.

Posted on: May 23, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Clean energy has strong support across the political spectrum -- except for conservative men

Posted on: Nov 7, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

The Keystone XL pipeline has become a rallying cry for a broad spectrum of environmental interests — climate, land protection, clean water, and environmental justice.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2011, Source: Climate Progress

This is shocking considering carbon emissions from tar sands are 80% higher than the average crude and the extraction process requires strip mining and toxic waste.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2011, Source: Climate Progress

The 'Green Scissors' report slashes subsidies for polluters but also some green programs, too.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2011, Source: Climate Progress

His belief that EPA regulations of mercury, air toxics and CO2 will cause businesses to stop spending money is exactly the opposite of what analysts say would happen.