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Divided DC Circuit Panel Sets Back HFC Transition

A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dealt a setback yesterday to the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to cut emissions of the powerful heat-trapping gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

Adding Carbon Pricing to the Climate Protection Toolkit

As Washington, the nation, and the world swelter through another year of extraordinary heat, storms, drought, and disrupted weather, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Brian Schatz are introducing carbon fee legislation today to help curb the heat-trapping pollution that drives this dangerous climat

Steady Progress on Ozone and Climate at Bangkok Talks

This post co-authored by Alex Hillbrand

The Montreal Protocol’s 30th anniversary is shaping up to be a good year for ozone and climate protection.

World’s Most Effective Environmental Treaty Turns Thirty

This post co-authored by Alex Hillbrand.

Independent Courts on Independence Day

Barely a day after the New York Times reported on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s “blazing start” at rolling back Obama-era health and environmental safeguards, Pruit

Misrule of Law: How Scott Pruitt Yanks Our Vital Safeguards

Scott Pruitt has yanked at least eight public health, safety, and climate safeguards with total disregard for the rule of law. That's why we're taking him to court.