Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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Trump’s EPA May Be About to Sc...

Jul 1, 2019 by

The public has until July 1 to comment on the Pebble Mine project. TODAY

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The first Democratic debate re...

Jun 27, 2019 by

What is the greatest geopolitical threat to the United States? That was the question NBC’s Chuck Todd posed to 10 Democratic candidates for president during the first primary debate on Wednesday night. Four of them said climate change: Beto O’Rourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Julian Castro.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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Arguments made in the Ninth Ci...

Jun 26, 2019 by

I am no lawyer and do not possess the background for why AG Barr is arguing the points in this case but no reasonable person could or would deny children access to beds, blankets, soap and toothbrushes while in detention.

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I’m in the 1 Percent. Please, ...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Wealthy people like me should commit to reducing the ravages of economic inequality.

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Reparations Are Not Just About...

Jun 20, 2019 by

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, we speak with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how the national dialogue about reparations has progressed in the past five years…

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A changing tide

Jun 18, 2019 by

Florida’s summer of slime turned its politics upside down.

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U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabot...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Whether in Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea or one of the 20 countries under the boot of U.S. sanctions, the Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change or major policy changes in countries around the globe

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Virginia ban on uranium mining...

Jun 17, 2019 by

The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia’s ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump’s administration to the 1982 moratorium.

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White House Eliminates a Third...

Jun 14, 2019 by

WASHINGTON (June 14, 2019)—The White House just issued an executive order directing that federal agencies eliminate one-third of their federal advisory committees, many of which provide vital scientific advice across the government on everything from air and water pollution to drug safety and foodborne illnesses.

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WaPo: WH Barred Science-Based ...

Jun 10, 2019 by

The Washington Post is reporting that the White House barred a senior State Department intelligence analyst from issuing a testimony describing climate change as “possibly catastrophic” to the House Intelligence Committee.

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Bury Myers’ NOAA Nomination

Jun 6, 2019 by

We became scientists to make discoveries and explore the unknown, not to wonder why science is rife with sexual harassment and discrimination.

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We cannot have Environmental J...

Jun 3, 2019 by

Abortion access is critical and necessary to our health and well being of our environment

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Let’s Stop Letting Minority Ru...

Jun 3, 2019 by

Missouri is still set to become the first state in over 45 years to not offer abortion as a part of healthcare. Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi have recently joined other states in not only limiting access to abortion (relying on misinformation), but also challenging its constitutionality.

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Road to 2020: The roots of Ber...

Jun 3, 2019 by

It was a quixotic bid from the start. Bernie Sanders was what Vermonters derisively call a “flatlander” – someone who moved to the state after growing up elsewhere, in this case New York City.

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The presidential candidates ju...

May 31, 2019 by

Julián Castro, President Obama’s former secretary of housing, thinks he can stand out in the crowded presidential field by focusing on climate change.

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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Austin is proving that cities ...

May 29, 2019 by

This month, the capital of Texas voted to support the Green New Deal.

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The Wettest 12 Months: New Ana...

May 27, 2019 by

April 2019 marked the wettest 12-month period in the United States since record-keeping began 124 years ago, breaking the previous record set from May 2015–April 2016. 

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If 2020 Democrats Are Going to...

May 23, 2019 by

Here’s how a president could implement a Green New Deal

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Angry farmers tell CNN that Tr...

May 15, 2019 by

Farmers in Iowa told CNN this week that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is pushing them to the brink – and some said they regretted voting for him in 2016 given what his policies have done to their livelihoods.

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‘It’s my homeland&...

May 15, 2019 by

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public lands

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“Middle-of-the-Road̶...

May 14, 2019 by

“I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try and come back today and say we need a middle-of-the-road approach to save our lives.”

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186 countries have signed UN p...

May 13, 2019 by

This means that countries now have the right to refuse plastic waste imports to their shores.

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Let’s Re-fund America

May 9, 2019 by

We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who’re knocking down our people and our country

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Washington State Governor Jay ...

May 9, 2019 by

“This is great news, but as a presidential candidate, in order to show real national leadership on climate and clean energy, Inslee must endorse a ban on fracking across the country.”

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‘Bombshell’ Report...

May 8, 2019 by

“If Administrator Wheeler and the Trump administration won’t act, then Congress must.”

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Florida Panhandle asks: Should...

May 8, 2019 by

In normal times, helping citizens in distress through no fault of their own has been seen as a bedrock American value. But disaster relief has been politicized, adding to hurricane recovery challenges in the Florida Panhandle.

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