Climate & Energy

awkward position

Most Trump voters actually support climate action.

That’s the takeaway from a post-election survey. If only Trump and his cabinet agreed.

Mad Hatter

This Virginia congressman thinks the EPA is already pretty great.

And he's got the hat to prove it.

on the rocks

The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Arctic winter is about to get worse

Arctic sea ice is already at a record low. An oncoming storm will cause even more melt.

guest analysis

Here’s why the “Climategate 2” scandal is bunk

For the last time, there was no global warming hiatus.

High on our own supply

Why is California building fossil-fuel power plants it doesn’t need?

An L.A. Times investigation reveals that utilities are picking the pockets of the poor and hurting California's climate efforts.

Deja woo woo

A South Dakota education bill has scientists wondering if we’re headed back to the Cretaceous.

Critics worry it would lead schools to ditch lessons about evolution and climate change in favor of teaching ideas like creationism.

Not-so-great expectations

Watch out: Notorious climate denier Lamar Smith is fixated on “Making EPA Great Again.”

At a hearing on Tuesday, he's expected to push a bill limiting the kinds of science EPA can use.

The plan to make the EPA “great again” isn’t so great for science

Lamar Smith, chair of the House Science Committee, intends to do anything but.

Oy Survey!

Just one-quarter of Trump voters think climate change is caused by humans.

Compare that to 90 percent of Clinton voters and 65 percent of general Americans.