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Trump’s Pick to Head the Renewable Energy Office Has a Soft Spot for Coal

Who is Daniel Simmons—and does he really believe the government should treat all energy sources equally? (His boss doesn’t.)

Week 74: Move Over, Pruitt . . . Zinke Is This Week’s King of Corruption

Also, Trump sells off our oceans.

National Identity and Wildlife Vividly Collide in This Street Art

For South African artist Sonny, biodiversity loss cuts “To the Bone.”

Dear World: On Climate, Donald Trump Doesn’t Speak for the United States of America

The American people believe in climate change—and are committed to doing something about it.

Week 73: Six Out of Seven Global Leaders Fight Climate Change—the Other Promotes Coal

Trump won’t sign the G7 climate commitment, Pruitt doesn’t have time for smog limits, and Zinke cancels science.

Is the Tide Turning on Our Plastic Addiction?

For the oceans’ sake, we’d better hope so.