The Paris Agreement charted a new course in the effort to combat global climate change, requiring countries to make commitments and progressively strengthen them. Here’s what the accord seeks to achieve, and why our future may depend on its success.
The administration is leaving office with a reward for automakers who refuse to make more fuel-efficient vehicles. But the list of these last-minute gifts to the administration’s polluter pals is long and growing.
The Trump administration seems not to care that we are headed toward climate catastrophe with carbon dioxide pollution driving global average temperatures up some 6 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and rendering places that hundreds of millions of people call home virtually…
Today the Trump administration began the legal process for withdrawing from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, but Trump cannot disrupt the striking momentum seen in states and cities across the country.
In the Trump administration’s latest effort to roll back public safeguards and reward its polluting pals, the Department of Transportation announced it would slash the penalties automakers must pay for not meeting federal fuel economy standards.