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One thing hasn’t changed since Andrew Wheeler replaced Scott Pruitt: Career staffers are still being pressured to lie for their boss.
How much longer can politicians pretend that it’s a divisive issue?
A new novel imagines what life in Bangkok would be like if nearly half the city were underwater—which some experts say is a real possibility.
The systems that allow life on earth to exist are breaking down. We’re responsible. But we also have the power to turn things around.
In the administration’s ongoing war on environmental laws, the tactics can be subtle but the strategy is straightforward: Give corporate polluters every chance to fight the rules they don’t like.
In Texas, tax breaks for fossil fuels outpace tax breaks for renewables by a rate of two to one. Guess which sector is whining about unfairness?
While the president mocks low-emission vehicles, the rest of the country is busy paving the way for their big day.
It’s almost as if they don’t want you to know how much they love oil.
California’s proposed bullet train is in trouble, while a Texas project is meeting resistance. What’s going on?
They thought the president might ease up a little on federal fuel-efficiency standards. They didn’t expect him to be so reckless.
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