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David Bernhardt, A Former Oil And Gas Lobbyist, Is Officially Trump’s New Interior Chief

The former oil and gas lobbyist has been acting interior secretary since January, following Ryan Zinke’s resignation.

Zahra Hirji • 11 days ago

The World Is Burning And These Kids Aren’t Going To Take It Anymore

Thousands of teens have been striking across Europe for months. Tomorrow’s big event could fuel the movement in the US.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

Jay Inslee Is Running For President As The Climate Candidate

“We’re the first generation to feel the sting of climate change. And we’re the last who can do something about it,” Inslee said in a video announcing his candidacy.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

It’s Official: Former Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Is Trump’s EPA Chief

The official replacement for Scott Pruitt has continued his predecessor’s plans to roll back environmental rules.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

A Radioactive Dead Body Contaminated An Arizona Crematorium

Cremating certain cancer patients treated with radiation may release hot particles into air that could be inhaled by crematory workers.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

Republicans Plan To “Wage War” Against The Green New Deal For The 2020 Elections

“This was a mistake by Democrats because it took an issue they have been winning on and turned it into a liability,” said a Republican strategist.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

A Huge Climate Change Movement Led By Teenage Girls Is Sweeping Europe. And It’s Coming To The US Next.

Students are going on strike around the world to demand action on climate change, in a movement led almost entirely by teenage girls.

J. Lester Feder • 2 months ago

John Christy Was Just Named An EPA Science Adviser. His Climate Studies Have Been Repeatedly Corrected.

“I’m skeptical of the conclusions that can be drawn from climate models,” he told BuzzFeed News. “I think there is a rush to judgment that every time something happens it’s because of global warming.”

Dan Vergano • 2 months ago

The Polar Vortex Is Just The Beginning — Here’s How Climate Change Is Hitting Middle America

“Too many people see climate change as a coastal issue,” said one expert.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

Climate Change Is A Top Priority For The New Crop Of Governors — Even One Republican

“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

PG&E's Bankruptcy Could Hurt California’s Aggressive Climate Goals

PG&E’s bankruptcy could have major spillover effects on the solar, wind, and electric car industries.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

If The Wall Is A National Emergency, Then What About Climate Change?

At least "climate change is a real emergency," said one House Democrat.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

These Major US Airports Could Be Damaged By Climate Change By 2100

Yet another concern for air passengers: climate change.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

Here’s What Happened At The Year’s Biggest Climate Talks

“I think there’s going to be a reckoning next year,” said one climate expert.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

Ryan Zinke Is Quitting As Interior Department Secretary Amid Ethics Scandals

The outdoorsman, known for his love of taxidermy, is leaving the Interior after allegations that he used his power for personal financial gain.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

The Trump Administration Is Trolling The Year’s Biggest Global Climate Conference

The US is planning a pro–fossil fuel event next week on the sidelines of the climate negotiations in Poland.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

France Is Scrapping The Fuel Tax At The Heart Of Recent "Yellow Vest" Protests

The tax, meant to help reduce drivers’ use of fossil fuels, was previously suspended for six months in the face of weeks of protest.

Hayes Brown • 4 months ago

The World Is Gathering To Save Us From Climate Change. It’s Not Going Well.

Expectations are lackluster for the year’s most important climate meeting, starting today in Poland’s coal country and sponsored by coal companies.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago
Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

Trump Said “I Don’t Believe It” About His Government’s Climate Change Report Finding And Scientists Are Dismayed

More than 300 experts, including government employees, agree that climate change is already impacting the US, and without action, it will get much worse.

Claudia Koerner • 4 months ago