Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

If Scott Pruitt gets booted from his EPA post, his new deputy, a former coal-industry lobbyist, could take his place.

April 13, 2018

As global emissions rise, we should be redoubling our energy efficiency efforts. Instead, the Trump administration is working overtime to sabotage them.

March 30, 2018

Today’s young people are finally realizing just how much power their voices actually wield. These millennial climate activists have every intention of using it.

March 23, 2018

California cities square off against oil companies in a debate over who’s to blame for a warming planet.

March 16, 2018

A lawsuit forced Ryan Zinke’s Interior Department to disclose files relating to the shrinking of national monuments. It’s easy to see why he wanted them to stay hidden.

March 09, 2018

To what lengths will Scott Pruitt go to undo the good work being done by his agency’s scientists, researchers, and staff?

March 02, 2018

The Department of Transportation’s TIGER program helps communities thrive by funding innovative transportation projects. Congress shouldn’t let Trump do away with it.

February 23, 2018

For starters: It would endanger the environment, imperil water systems and other public assets . . . and then make states pay extra for it all.

February 16, 2018

The White House is doing all it can to scrub any mention of global warming from government documents. But the Pentagon may end up pushing back.

February 02, 2018

Quantum leaps in electric vehicle technology are causing some analysts to revise their estimates of when we’ll no longer crave so much crude.

January 26, 2018