The US is responsible for about 13% of global greenhouse emissions. Biden is targeting drastically cutting those emissions this decade.
“It’s everyday life to me. I don’t know how else to describe it because I am so used to surviving that way.”
“I think it’s a step towards our vision of a Green New Deal,” an activist from the Sunrise Movement said. They just think it falls far short.
One senator dubbed the controversy over Haaland’s confirmation “a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels.”
A Large PR Firm Pledged To Fight Climate Change. Then It Took Millions From A Notorious Fossil Fuel Trade Group.
Edelman, a PR firm that’s pledged to “work with an environmental conscience,” was paid $4 million to promote one of the most extreme fossil fuel trade groups in the country, new tax filings show.
“We will move with a sense of urgency on climate change,” Michael Regan told Congress last month. “We will stand up for environmental justice and equity.”
“We’ve watched this movie before and the sequel is worse than the original,” one Texas energy expert said.
By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
Under Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency knelt to the country’s biggest polluters and lost more than 800 employees. Staffers say they want accountability.
The executive orders will take aim at fossil fuels and set the US up to be an international leader in tackling the climate crisis.
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.
A new advocacy group featuring climate scientists who are also moms is hoping to move the needle by making the climate crisis personal.
NASA found 2020 tied as the hottest on record. NOAA found it came in a close second.
“We’re running out of adjectives trying to describe these extreme events,” a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said.
McCarthy, former head of the EPA under Obama, has been a vocal opponent of President Trump's environmental policies.
This hurricane season blew through predictions from federal scientists and set a string of new records along the way.
Climate Activists Put Aside Their Differences With Biden To Help Get Him Elected. Now They Want Results.
The Sunrise Movement has high expectations for the Biden administration. And it’s planning to hold the president-elect to them.
The president-elect ran with an ambitious climate plan. Congress could derail it.
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
What happens next hinges on the bitterly contested presidential election.
Trump’s Energy And Environment Chiefs Have Been Keeping Busy In States That Just Happen To Be Key To Trump’s Reelection
“It absolutely should trigger an investigation,” one legal expert said.
Dozens of older adults with disabilities waited up to 72 hours for assistance without food, water, or power. A variety of federal, state, and local agencies essentially said the residents' welfare was not their responsibility.
Climate Scientists Have Warned It Was Coming, But Even They Are Freaked Out By The West Coast’s Inferno
“We have not reached the peak. In fact, no one knows where the peak is,” one expert said.
Rosalie Lewis, a trailblazing postal service worker, her husband, and three of her family members died from inhaling generator fumes.
10 People Are Dead And Hundreds Of Thousands Are Without Power After Hurricane Laura Pummeled Louisiana
“Putting my life back together seems like an impossible task right now,” one resident said. “It’s going to take a long time for everyone to rebuild and move on.”
The Fires Burning In California Right Now Are Already Among The Worst In History And The Season Is Just Starting
Destructive groups of simultaneously burning wildfires have torched more than 1 million acres — about the size of Rhode Island.
As summer heats up and coronavirus cases continue to surge, pregnant women of color in particular face the greatest health risks.
Choosing whether to embrace green policies to lead the economic recovery will be a make-or-break moment for the climate crisis, experts say.
“This pandemic isn’t an excuse for polluters to ignore the law and for EPA to let them get away with it,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said.
“We’re just praying every day we don’t end up in a state of anarchy,” one mayor said.