Opinion

Why we can’t just leave environmental protection to the states

Don’t be fooled by the suggestion that if EPA walks away, everything will still be fine. Here are six reasons why that's wrong.

Unraveling Obama’s climate legacy may not be as easy as Trump thinks

The courts are not likely to embrace the president's plans.

Now we know Scott Pruitt isn’t serious about fighting smog

All of our environmental protections are at risk, folks. Not just the climate policies.

Trump wants to block a court ruling on the Clean Power Plan. The court shouldn’t let him.

The Trump administration's reasons for preventing a decision just don't hold water.

Has Scott Pruitt had a change of heart about ozone pollution?

For the sake of our lungs, let’s hope so.

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.

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

It's an opportunity to build a diverse, national movement to defend our environment.

Gorsuch likely to be skeptical of environmental rules, but that could bite Trump, too

Here's what you need to know about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's leanings on green issues.

This is exactly the wrong way to clean up the L.A. area’s air

Regulators are pushing a plan to make residents pay more taxes instead of making polluters clean up, and it would hit poor people hardest.