Climate & Energy


Trump will nominate ExxonMobil’s CEO to run U.S. foreign policy.

Rex Tillerson will join Trump's cabinet of corporate chieftains.

reword reward

Victory! The New York Times called a denier a denier.

The paper replaced “Climate Change Dissenter” with “Climate Change Denialist.”

Guest post

How Trump’s EPA could undermine environmental justice

The direction of federal environmental policy is about to shift abruptly.

Conscious decoupling

Thirty-three states (and D.C.) are cutting CO2 all the way to the bank.

The decoupling of economic growth from CO2 emissions shows that it is indeed possible to cut pollution without harming the economy.

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In the age of Trumpian climate policy, do we have to find a new Earth? Read up on it.

You probably missed some great reads on the World Wide Web this week.

war on coal

Republicans are taking coal miners’ pensions and their healthcare. (UPDATED)

Democratic senators are vowing to block a spending bill unless Republicans act.

leak squad

Trump team wants the names of officials who worked on climate policy

A leaked questionnaire left Department of Energy staff feeling "unsettled."

Drill, baby, drill

Trump has chosen fossil fuel–loving Cathy McMorris Rodgers for interior secretary.

The congresswoman from eastern Washington state is on board with Trump's anti-environment, anti-regulatory agenda.

dumpster fire, meet hose

Here are three reasons that the world didn’t completely suck this week.

"Injustice Boycott" at Standing Rock and Illinois passes a huge clean energy bill.