Big Oil Won Big In The Midterm Elections
It was jobs against the climate in this year’s environmental politics fights. Jobs won.
Colorado's Anti-Fracking Proposal Just Failed — Handing A Big Win To Big Oil
Oil and gas companies spent millions this year in opposition to the proposed rule.
The Supreme Court Raises Questions About The Kids’ Climate Case But Won't Stop It For Now
The justices, however, strongly suggested that the 9th Circuit should take another look at the case before it goes to trial.
In Florida, Republican Candidates Are Talking About Climate Change — Because They Have To
In most of the country, candidates don’t have to wade through the environmental muck. Not so in Florida.
Here’s Why Climate Activists Are Hitting The Panic Button Over Brazil’s New President
If Jair Bolsonaro opens the Amazon to more business, as his backers want, the new president threatens the world’s ability to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Oil Companies Are Pouring Money Into Two States To Kill Proposed Environmental Rules
Environmentalists who want to pass new regulations on oil and gas sites in Colorado have raised about $1 million. Their oil industry opponents have raised more than $35 million.
New York Is Suing Exxon For Misleading Investors About Climate Change
“This case seeks redress for a longstanding fraudulent scheme by Exxon,” the lawsuit states.
Trump Tweeted Out A Map Of Air Pollution. Here’s What’s Wrong With It.
There are a few things wrong with the president’s claim that the US has the “Cleanest Air in the World — BY FAR!”
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Violated Agency Policy With His Wife's Travel, Inspector General Finds
Zinke also considered giving his wife an official Interior Department volunteer job, which would have allowed her to travel with him for free.
President Trump Just Questioned Human-Made Climate Change In A TV Interview. Scientists Are Disturbed And Disappointed.
Climate scientists called Trump’s climate comments “disturbing,” “nonsense,” “disappointing,” and “sad.”
This Florida Prison Took In Evacuated Inmates. Then It Took A Direct Hit From Hurricane Michael.
“I want to know where my son is and did he sleep on the floor,” one inmate’s mother told BuzzFeed News.
Here’s Where Hurricane Michael’s Storm Surge May Hit Hardest
Experts predict potentially life-threatening storm surges — as high as 12 feet — in parts of the Florida Panhandle.
Hurricane Michael Strengthens To An Extremely Dangerous Category 4 Storm As It Nears Florida's Coast
“We know that a storm like Michael can be devastating and deadly,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
Here’s What 1.5 Degrees Of Global Warming Really Means For The Planet
Meeting the ambitious climate target is still feasible, scientists say, but would require sweeping changes to how we live in the next few decades.
The Trump Administration Just Quietly Adopted An “Open Science” Policy That Limits Conservation Science
The order calls for “the best available science.” Critics say it does the opposite.
The EPA Just Put A Top Official On Leave. She Says They’re Trying To “Disappear” A Children’s Health Program.
“I appear to be the ‘fall guy’ for their plan to ‘disappear’ the office of children’s health,” top EPA official Ruth Etzel wrote in an email after being put on leave.
Trump Officials Just Killed A Safety Rule For Trains Carrying Oil
The costs of the safety rule outweighed the benefits, according to federal officials.
Here’s What A FEMA Rescue Team Did During Hurricane Florence
“It goes from zero to 100 pretty quick,” said a rescuer in North Carolina.