The midterm election results are (mostly) in. And what that means for the environment is a mixed bag.Read More
More than 15 million registered voters who say they care about the environment didn’t turn out in the 2014 midterm election. Will they this year?Read More
We go deep inside the Trump administration's unraveling of environmental policy with New York Times investigative reporter Eric Lipton.Read More
Does a reckoning with some of the horrifying possibilities move us to action or complacency?Read More
What role to experts have to play in moving out of the lab and into the spotlight to defend the scientific process?Read More
Driven by ideology, the Trump administration has rushed to dismantle established protections while ignoring the rule of law. But the courts are keeping them in check.Read More
People of faith are joining the ranks of the People’s Climate Movement, which takes to the streets this weekend across the globe demanding action. One religious leader explains why climate change is becoming a top priority.Read More
Coal was the engine of the Industrial Revolution and employed nearly 1.2 million people in Britain at its height. But the UK surpassed 1000 hours without using coal to generate electricity this year - the longest streak since Thomas Edison opened the country’s first coal power station in 1882. How did they do it?Read More
What do we know about Judge Kavanaugh’s record on environmental cases? And what does a court without Kennedy mean for climate change?Read More
For months on end, Pruitt seemed to defy the laws of gravity at the EPA, maintaining his job through more than a dozen scandals. But Pruitt’s reign has come to an end. Why now? And, more importantly, what happens next?Read More
Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act in 1973 with broad bi-partisan support. Now, the landmark legislation is being targeted by industry, with support from the GOP. What happens next could determine the fate of hundreds of endangered species.
Earlier this month, Scott Pruitt gave a big gift to the chemical industry in the form of narrowing how the EPA will determine the health risks posed by chemicals. Is it a policy change that could prove deadly?
What do Scott Pruitt's early days in public life tell us about his beliefs and motivations as he sets about dismantling EPA regulations? And how does his faith shape his views on the environment?
Pruitt wants to throw out a vast amount of public health data in the name of transparency. Here's why that's a bad idea.Read More
What do Scott Pruitt's troubles mean for environmental protection?Read More
The Trump administration says it wants to open up nearly all of the country's oceans to oil drilling. So what will this mean for communities around the country that depend on the coast for their livelihood? And what will it mean for our oceans? Will they become the site of the next great oil rush?Read More
More than 60 percent of Alaska is owned by the federal government. So if any state is going to feel the impacts by environmental decisions made in DC, this is the one.Read More
There have been lots of presidential orders and proclamations, and many proposals are in the works. But just how effective has Trump been in changing environmental policy during his first year in office?Read More
President Trump calls them job-killers and has rolled back regulations at an unprecedented speed. But what about all the human lives they save?Read More
The rollback of a rule to control coal waste in rivers and lakes is a case study in how the EPA operates under the Trump administration.Read More