Shutdown, Drilling and Coal: The Trump Administration’s Holiday Gifts to the World

By Tara Lohan President Trump didn’t exactly lie low over the holidays. The battle over border-wall funding and the announced departures of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stole most of the headlines, but they were hardly the only events of the Trump administration’s Christmas. We kept a close watch on news … Read moreShutdown, Drilling and Coal: The Trump Administration’s Holiday Gifts to the World

The Trump Administration’s ‘Dishonest’ Attack on Fuel-Economy Standards

By John R. Platt The Trump administration’s plan to freeze fuel-economy standards is “the most spectacular regulatory flip-flop in history,” said a retired EPA engineer who helped to develop new the standards under the Obama administration. “These standards weren’t going to be the ultimate solution for solving the climate problem, but they were a very, … Read moreThe Trump Administration’s ‘Dishonest’ Attack on Fuel-Economy Standards

Interactive Map: Air Pollution in 2100

By Dipika Kadaba Having a little trouble breathing lately? That’s no surprise. Air pollution is already bad in many parts of the country, and climate change is only going to make it worse. Even though many industries are reducing their emissions, a warming climate could actually offset these reductions by intensifying the rates of chemical … Read moreInteractive Map: Air Pollution in 2100