A Trump campaign worker appointed to the Energy Department is a former massage therapist with a history of tweeting anti-Muslim remarks.
Among the many scientific institutions that officially disagree with Scott Pruitt is the EPA itself.
Like many conservatives, Scott Pruitt, the new head of the EPA, wants to give more power to US states. But after the Great Recession, the states might not be able to handle it.
It's summer in Antarctica. But the reason behind the record drop in sea ice isn't as simple as you might think.
But the process of completely undoing the rule will take awhile to get going.
"We are not confident that a full search has been carried out of his personal email."
Following his confirmation, 7,564 pages of emails from Scott Pruitt were released via an open records law request. "Pruitt had it in his power to release these emails. But he dragged his feet."
New environmental agency chief Scott Pruitt confirmed he would seek to end an Obama administration plan to keep power plants from worsening climate change.
Senate Democrats continue to push Republicans to delay to the vote. “The public has the right to know what’s in those emails," Sen. Tom Carper said.
The Obama administration called the practice “a withering attack on bears and wolves.” But state officials say it’s necessary to sustain moose and caribou herds that some Alaskans rely upon for food.
Earth scientists say a private telecommunications company’s plan would hurt their access to NOAA’s weather data. But the company says its proposal will do the exact opposite and "democratize weather information."
"He got it. He's a smart guy. He basically said, 'If I'm elected President, I'll knock their heads together and solve this problem.'"
Congressional science committee chief Lamar Smith wants to give industry more power to help the EPA do its own science.
Global warming melting the Arctic will help deliver more Russian oil to the world. Which will lead to more global warming.
With Republican control of the government, the stars finally aligned for ExxonMobil to do away with an SEC rule it has been fighting for years.
"The overall sense you get is that he is continually trying not to answer the questions. He is trying to give himself as much free rein as possible."
According to the Agriculture Department, career staffers, not the new Trump administration, scared its scientists with a memo forbidding release of “any public-facing documents” this week.
On Tuesday evening a top USDA official told scientists the order "is hereby rescinded."
"Starting immediately and until further notice" the department's main research division "will not release any public-facing documents," according to an internal memo. UPDATE: The order was rescinded by the department on Tuesday.