‘Trollbots’ Swarm ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A new tool is tracking automated and otherwise questionable social media accounts as they sow disinformation, discord and division. Climate change is a target.

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Interior Dept. Takes Next Step...

Sep 13, 2019 by

The Trump administration reached a milestone this week in its plan to open a pristine part of Alaska to oil and gas development with the release of a final report on the environmental impact of the plan.

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The climate solution Democrats...

Sep 12, 2019 by

“We cannot just put it in the soil and the forests. And that is not something that very many candidates understand or are talking about.”

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Trump Administration to Roll B...

Sep 12, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Thursday announced the repeal of a major Obama-era clean water regulation that had placed limits on polluting chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and other bodies of water.

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Trump seizes on homelessness f...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Donald Trump is apparently so pleased with the reception his migrant detention centers are getting that he’s looking into forcing homeless people into federal hands, too.

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The cost of the GOP’s degradat...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Pollster and author Stanley Greenberg has written a book about the death of the Republican Party titled, “R.I.P. G.O.P.”

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How Big Oil Blocked the Nation...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Few outside Inslee’s circle of advisers knew that one of the nation’s most ardent advocates of climate action had been working for weeks to forge an alliance with one of the state’s leading greenhouse gas polluters—the oil giant BP.

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How does rural America want th...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Over 100 people joined to engage in the conversation and ask questions of the panelists. If you missed the event or weren’t able to join for the full discussion, we’ve got you covered:

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On climate change, younger Rep...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Our overheating planet is splitting the Grand Old Party. Recent surveys suggest that Generation Z and Millennial Republicans care about the climate much more than their elders — and, get this, maybe as much as younger Democrats do.

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America owes Al Gore an apolog...

Sep 5, 2019 by

I’ve been thinking about Al Gore lately.

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5 Takeaways From the Democrats...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Over a marathon seven hours on Wednesday, 10 of the Democratic presidential candidates participated in back-to-back CNN town hall events on climate change, fielding questions from audience members and several of the network’s top anchors.

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A step too far for the Appalac...

Sep 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration wants to allow a pipeline to cross the Appalachian Trail on federal lands. Congress should say no.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Can we stop stupid politics fr...

Sep 3, 2019 by

It seems like every Democratic presidential candidate wants to get farmers sucking carbon out of the air and sticking it in the ground.

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USDA Buries Sweeping Plan Prio...

Aug 30, 2019 by

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) prevented the release of a plan for how the agency can effectively respond to the impacts of climate change, such as by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through practices like increasing carbon storage in crops and soils.

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A Southern Governor’s Cl...

Aug 30, 2019 by

The state’s Republican-controlled legislature remains an obstacle to big changes, so the administration is looking for work-arounds and short-term wins.

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Trump moves to allow logging i...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Meanwhile, the Amazon burns.

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Farmers’ Frustration With Trum...

Aug 27, 2019 by

Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke.

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Welcome to the Trump dictators...

Aug 25, 2019 by

Another week of shaking our heads and wondering how much longer we can survive him. Yet again, Donald Trump overwhelmed practically everything with the force of his obscene personality, running his mouth and his thumbs even while he was failing to run the country in any sort of conventional sense.

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Exclusive: In a Devastated Tow...

Aug 23, 2019 by

The 2020 presidential contender tells Mother Jones about his $16 trillion proposal to save the planet.

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PHOTOS: The Amazon Rainforest,...

Aug 23, 2019 by

International concern is growing over the rapidly spreading fires that are destroying large swaths of the Amazon rainforest

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Lawsuit filed over awful chang...

Aug 22, 2019 by

Environmental and animal protection groups have sued the administration over the Trump-Bernhardt ‘extinction plan.’

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Here’s how we solve the planet...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Earlier this month, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report highlighting the enormous environmental impact of agriculture. But the report also pointed to a clear way for us to feed more mouths without causing more planetary destruction: We can stop wasting food.

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Climate strike organizers pled...

Aug 21, 2019 by

One year after Greta Thunberg began her protest in Sweden, millions of climate strikers will join her on Sept. 20

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A Republican Firm Is Targeting...

Aug 21, 2019 by

America Rising has been filing records requests for the emails of agency officials who have supported Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and others.

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California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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Top CDC Health and Climate Sci...

Aug 16, 2019 by

He’s one of several federal scientists working on climate change who say they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted under the Trump administration.

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The Trump administration tried...

Aug 16, 2019 by

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is supposed to use the “latest available science” to help the nation’s farmers avoid risk, according to its own mission.

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How One Billionaire Could Keep...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Australia — The vast, untapped coal reserve in northeastern Australia had for years been the object of desire for the Indian industrial giant Adani.

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Farmers hit back after Departm...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Farmers facing record bankruptcies and collapsing incomes due to President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China were not amused by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s joke about their economic pain during an event in Minnesota last week.

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