Climate & Energy

Energy Star Wars

Trump’s budget would get rid of Energy Star.

The government labeling program for energy-efficient appliances and consumer products is on the president's chopping block.

sea change

This tiny program keeps our coasts safe. Trump’s gutting it, of course.

NOAA's Sea Grant prepares the country for rising seas and other threats.

6 crucial EPA programs on Trump’s chopping block

The administration has big plans to slash environmental protections.

of mice and men

Get ready for a whole lot more Lyme disease in the Northeast.

Eek! Climate change and fragmented landscapes are a nasty combination.

slash and burn

Proposed NOAA cuts would make predicting extreme weather even harder.

And you thought predicting the weather was already difficult.

How to push climate action forward in the Trump era

Lessons learned from working in the Obama administration will still be critical during the next four years.

Before the EPA, our cities looked like this

The agency protects much more than rural ponds and spotted owls.

on dangerous ground

A year later, we still don’t know who killed indigenous activist Berta Cáceres.

The mastermind behind the murder may remain at large.

best buds

Big oil just got a pass on methane reporting.

The EPA scuttled an effort to collect information on methane.