Climate & Energy

hearing things

Scott Pruitt falters on basic science at EPA hearing

He botched the facts on both climate change and lead poisoning.

Cooling down on climate change

Obama doesn’t sound like a guy planning to fight for his climate legacy.

At his final press conference, the president downplayed the importance of climate compared to issues like voting rights and press freedom.

Act local

In the Trump era, all climate progress will be local

When the federal government is run by climate science deniers, it’s up to cities and states to lead.

Picture imperfect

Get those Instagrams in now: Climate change is going to mess up good weather days.

Most of the world will experience fewer mild weather days in the future, a new study projects.

for the record

The science is in: 2016 was officially the hottest year ever

And we only have ourselves to blame.

The poll truth

Americans want the EPA to do its job, even if Trump and Pruitt don’t.

More than 60 percent of Americans want the powers of the Environmental Protection Agency to be preserved or strengthened, a new poll finds.

Guest post

What does environmental justice organizing look like in the time of Trump?

Miya Yoshitani of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network talks about how her work is changing post-election -- and how it's not.

grand ol' pretense

Interior pick Ryan Zinke wants you to know he’s “not a climate scientist expert”

The ol’ GOP excuse makes a comeback.

Take the money and fund

Obama is spending another $500 million to fight climate change before Trump can stop him.

The State Department announced Tuesday that it will send the money to the U.N.'s Green Climate Fund.