Trump’s First 100 Days Promise On Climate Change Will Take Longer Than He Wants
"He cannot roll all this back with the stroke of a pen," said a legal expert.
Rick Perry Is Now A Big Fan Of The Energy Department
The former Texas governor called for abolishing the Energy Department in a 2011 presidential debate. Now, "I reject recommending its elimination," he said at his confirmation hearing to head the agency.
EPA Pick Refuses To Recuse Himself From Lawsuits He Has Filed Against The Agency
If confirmed, Scott Pruitt would be in an unprecedented position: defender of the EPA against lawsuits he filed against it.
Trump Nominee Says Exxon Didn’t Lobby Against Russia Sanctions, Evidence Suggests It Did
Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon chief, said in a congressional hearing for his nomination as secretary of state that the company did not lobby against Russian sanctions. But congressional disclosures show otherwise.
5 Things To Watch During Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing
Trump's secretary of state nominee — formerly the CEO of Exxon Mobil — will be grilled on Russia, his business deals, personal wealth, and ties to foreign leaders.
Trump’s SEC Nominee Told Firms To Admit Climate Change Risks
Jay Clayton was a go-to lawyer at a firm that warned companies to tell investors of “the devastating results of severe weather conditions" from global warming.
First It Was A Typo In Congress — Now It Will Cost Real Jobs
Congressional leaders promised all year to fix a “drafting error” poised to cripple parts of the renewable energy industry. But they haven’t.
Environmental Donations Are Up Thanks To Trump
Green groups have found a silver lining in Donald Trump’s election win — more members and more money.
Trump Will Probably Be Able To Lift Sanctions On Russia
The House unanimously passed legislation earlier this year to take decision-making on sanctions against Russia out of the president's hands, but the bill languished in the Senate, leaving the choice of whether to keep or scrap them up to Trump.
Trump’s Most Progressive Pick On Climate Change Is Exxon’s CEO
But critics warn: Pay attention to what Tillerson has done rather than what he has said.
How Can Trump Cozy Up To Putin? Ask Exxon
The Exxon Mobil chief's bid for secretary of state may signal an end to US sanctions against Russia, say diplomatic observers.
Trump Picks Oil And Gas Ally For Environment Post
Pruitt is the attorney general of Oklahoma and has antagonized the US Environmental Protection Agency through letters and lawsuits during the Obama administration.
There Is A Searing Scientific Debate About Missing Arctic Ice
A pair of climate investigators say that low Arctic sea ice — happening now at the North Pole — may affect weather to the south. But the idea is hotly debated.
Caught Without Flood Insurance In A Changing Climate
With the worst storms strengthening due to climate change, towns like Lumberton, North Carolina, face the kind of flooding that hits the unsuspecting.
Arctic Sea Ice Is Freakishly Low Right Now
Despite the dim Arctic winter, sea ice is about 28% down around the North Pole, and temperatures are as much as 36 degrees above normal.
No, This Video Doesn’t Show A Giant Anti-Trump Protest In Los Angeles
The video is actually two months old and from another country.
What Trump’s Not Saying About His Infrastructure Plan: It Includes Oil Pipelines
Infrastructure is one of the few issues President-elect Trump and Congressional Democrats may be able to work together on. The catch: perks for the fossil-fuel industry.
Even Washington State Couldn’t Pass A Carbon Tax
Had it passed, it would have been the first state to have a carbon tax in the nation.
If Clinton Wins, The Next Energy Secretary Might Be The Current One
Sources tell BuzzFeed News that Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is interested in keeping the job and Clinton is considering him for the post.
Here’s How Clinton And Trump Are Responding To Florida’s Toxic Algae
As if this election wasn’t slimy enough.