One of the country’s biggest c...

Nov 13, 2019 by

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag #ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda.

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‘As Corrupt as It Gets&#...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Critics called on Congress to open an investigation immediately.

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Trump officially turned his ba...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump White House has made it official, giving notice that it will pull out of the Paris climate agreement and leave the United States as the only nation in the world failing to participate.

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Here are 9 of the biggest bomb...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] President Donald J. Trump points to the crowd and claps his hands as he disembarks Air Force One Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019,...

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Robert Reich: The real divide ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] Image via Screengrab. Written by Robert Reich / Robert Reich’s Blog November 4, 2019 In the conventional view of...

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E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken an Obama-era regulation aimed at limiting the seepage of toxic pollution into water supplies from the ash of coal burning power plants, a change that coal industry leaders say could keep plants open longer and which environmental groups fear will increase the risk of water contamination.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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E.P.A. Set to Roll Back Rules ...

Oct 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration is expected to roll back an Obama-era regulation to limit dangerous heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fired power plants, according to two people familiar with the plans.

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That 1970s scourge acid rain i...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Starting in the 1970s acid rain turned hundreds of lakes and streams in Adirondack Park in upstate New York so acidic that fish could not survive.

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New Energy Secretary Fits Tren...

Oct 21, 2019 by

President Trump likes to say that people in his political orbit come straight out of central casting, “tough hombres” from far beyond the Capital Beltway ready to roil the swamp.

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Our mad dog president and his ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

“I have done nothing to harm these people but they are angered with me, so what do they do, doctor up some income tax, for which they have no case… to harass a peaceful man.”

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DOCUMENTS REVEAL HOSPITAL INDU...

Oct 17, 2019 by

INVESTOR-OWNED HOSPITALS are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept.

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EPA Boss, a Former Koch Exec, ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

A former Koch Industries chemicals expert appointed by the Trump administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s research office participated in conversations about the safety of formaldehyde even though he said he would recuse himself due to his conflict of interest, Politico reports.

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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‘I’m standing here...

Oct 15, 2019 by

The $144 billion Agriculture Department spends less than 1 percent of its budget helping farmers adapt to increasingly extreme weather.

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Elizabeth Warren wants green t...

Oct 15, 2019 by

At the third Democratic primary debate last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren said that if she were elected president, she’d negotiate international trade deals “with environmentalists at the table.”

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God Is Now Trump’s Co-Conspira...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Bigotry, both racial and religious, is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

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Trump, Putin and friends are w...

Oct 12, 2019 by

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof” is an oft-quoted aphorism from the King James Bible. It basically means that there are enough problems in the present that one should not only avoid adding to them, but not worry too much about the future.

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Elizabeth Warren’s new climate...

Oct 11, 2019 by

A number of Democratic candidates for president have released ambitious environmental plans that make the environmental platforms of yore look like yesterday’s lunch.

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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On Climate Change, Biden Has a...

Oct 9, 2019 by

When Michaelyn Mankel approached Joseph R. Biden Jr. at an Iowa steak fry last month to demand dramatic action on climate change, the former vice president clasped the 24-year-old’s hands and assured her, “You’ve got a better deal from me than anybody.”

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The real news on ‘fake news’: ...

Oct 8, 2019 by

During the 2019 election, a news story about the Labor Party supporting a “death tax” – which turned out to be fake – gained traction on social media.

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Smearing Joe Biden, 2016 style

Oct 5, 2019 by

Not only is Joe Biden innocent of any wrongdoing in Ukraine — as almost every legitimate news organization now acknowledges — but his actions concerning his son’s business interests there were precisely the opposite of the smears launched against him by the Trump campaign.

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A ‘Chilling Message’: Trump Cr...

Oct 3, 2019 by

President Trump’s political feud with California has spread collateral damage across more than a dozen other states, which have seen their regulatory authority curtailed and their autonomy threatened by a Trump administration intent on weakening the environmental statutes of the country’s most populous state.

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Former Ukrainian president des...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Ukraine’s former president categorically denied that Joe Biden had ever asked him to open or close any criminal cases, effectively knocking down President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory about the former vice president.

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Court: Trump’s EPA Can’t...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A Trump-appointed judge was involved in the ruling. Without a strong plan for cutting coal power plant emissions, meeting ozone requirements gets much harder.

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Killing California car polluti...

Oct 2, 2019 by

If you want to upend a half-century of legal tradition, you better have a damn-solid argument to justify your move. Especially if it’s a legal move so broad that it could nullify local speed limits.

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The media made a giant mistake...

Oct 1, 2019 by

With a damning record of his extortionate call with the Ukrainian president public for all to see, President Donald Trump is facing the strongest political headwinds he has seen and staring down the barrel of a daunting and potent impeachment inquiry.

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‘F**k em’: Robert De Niro issu...

Sep 30, 2019 by

‘We are in a moment in our lives in this country where this guy is like a gangster,’ says actor

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Tufted Puffins, Gray Wolves, a...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Experts say that most species listed under the Endangered Species Act will be affected in one way or another.

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