Climate & Energy

tough ag to crack

The exit interview: Ag Secretary Vilsack on Obama’s food legacy

The former Iowa governor argues Obama moved the needle on conservation, collaboration, and climate resiliency.

Dirty business

The day after VW execs were indicted, Fiat Chrysler has been accused of cheating on diesel emissions.

The EPA says Fiat Chrysler installed software designed to hide excess emissions in more than 100,000 diesel vehicles.

boom and bust

This could be the end of Canadian tar sands

Economic factors are sucking the life out of the country's oil industry.

The importance of being Ernest

The Department of Energy has taken a last-minute step to protect scientists from Trump.

Outgoing Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz released an updated policy intended to "enshrine the independence of the scientific process."

path of lease resistance

Oil and gas leases canceled on Blackfeet sacred land in Montana

The tribe has fought against the Badger-Two Medicine leases for 30 years.

Shall we sundance?

Sundance is shining a spotlight on climate change this year.

The film festival will feature 14 movies and projects related to the environment, including "An Inconvenient Sequel."

Rex marks the spot

Rex Tillerson understands that climate change is happening, unlike his would-be boss.

Senate confirmation hearings began on Wednesday for Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil and Trump's nominee for secretary of state.

warming up

Even Rex Tillerson thinks Trump is wrong on climate change

At his confirmation hearing, the secretary of state pick elaborated on his stance.

10 questions for EPA nominee Scott Pruitt

Here's what senators should ask at the confirmation hearing for Pruitt, Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.