Ari Phillips

Ari Phillips is a reporter for ClimateProgress. Follow him on Twitter @re_ari.

The plan to make the EPA “great again” isn’t so great for science

Lamar Smith, chair of the House Science Committee, intends to do anything but.

Will Sanders supporters go over to the Green Party?

On climate, the Green Party may carry Bernie’s torch.

2013’s climate grinches: Stealing Christmas warmth and putting it into the atmosphere

From the Koch brothers to Tony Abbott, here are the top 10 grinches standing in the way of climate action.

L.A. needs desert solar farms — but not everyone’s happy about it

As Los Angeles slowly phases out coal and some natural gas, solar parks in the deserts to the east are filling the energy void. But are they worth the potential local impacts?

Lord of the tree rings: What trees can teach us about fire and climate change

Meet a scientist who studies the burn history of some of the largest forests on Earth.