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Peak foiled

There’s a lot more oil to keep in the ground all of a sudden.

An oil company just made the largest onshore oil discovery in the U.S. in 30 years: 1.2 billion barrels beneath Alaska’s North Slope.

Office of environmental injustice

One of the most important figures in environmental justice just quit Trump’s EPA.

In his letter of resignation, Mustafa Ali asked Pruitt to value the lives of poor and non-white people.

Good Will Huntsman

Trump just picked an ambassador to Russia who (gasp!) cares about climate change.

Jon Huntsman has called on his fellow Republicans to believe scientists and start dealing with global warming.

Oil could flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline as early as next week.

Meanwhile in Washington D.C., indigenous people from across the country and their allies are gathering for the Native Nations March.

Sea sick

Oceans are about to turn into a frothing cauldron of death.

Climate change will disrupt more than half of the world's oceans in the next 15 years.

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.

A rind is a terrible thing to waste

Cutting food waste helps companies profit.

On average, businesses saved $14 for every $1 invested in reducing food loss.

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.

slash and burn

Proposed NOAA cuts would make predicting extreme weather even harder.

And you thought predicting the weather was already difficult.