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Faster food

A new label could release a flood of organic food.

A change in the rules could make it a lot less risky for farmers to make the transition to organic.

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.

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."

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.

PARCHED

California’s drought causes a lot more pain than brown lawns and empty swimming pools.

The state's most vulnerable residents bear the drought's biggest burdens.

The Vax Factor

Trump might bring a Kennedy into his administration. Too bad it’s the nutty one.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorist, could chair a presidential commission on vaccine safety.

Jeffer madness

Jeff Sessions has deep ties to a big electric utility, and that could create major conflicts of interest.

Southern Co. is the senator’s largest corporate campaign donor, and it could benefit from a powerful friend in the Justice Department.

ExxonMobil could reap as much as $1 trillion under Trump, report says.

How will the oil giant benefit under President Trump? Let's count the ways.