Climate & Energy

On the right side of the fracks

Surprise: This Republican governor now wants his state to ban fracking.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan shocked many when he endorsed a bill that would completely outlaw the practice.

How Trump’s Supreme Court pick keeps environmental cases out of court

Neil Gorsuch has a record of blocking environmental suits.

Trump’s EPA cuts would be a disaster for public health

“It literally will make people sick,” a former EPA official said.

A bitter pill

Doctors say climate change is making Americans sicker.

Most Americans can't name a single risk it poses to our health. Can you?

Flatline

Good news about CO2: Emissions from the energy sector stayed flat for the third year in a row.

The biggest drop in CO2 emissions came in the United States, where emissions fell by 3 percent while the economy grew 1.6 percent.

California is recruiting disgruntled EPA staffers

Go west, young environmental policy wonk!

not all funds and games

Trump’s budget is a declaration of war on the environment

Here are 13 ways that it would massively screw over the climate, clean water, Amtrak, and more.

downer under

Think you’ve had it rough this past year? You should hear what the Great Barrier Reef is dealing with.

“We didn’t expect to see this level of destruction to the Great Barrier Reef for another 30 years.”

Skinny dip

Trump’s “skinny budget” may slash EPA funding even more than previously reported.

Instead of a 24 percent cut, the White House is now proposing 31 percent.