Politics

we're still doing this huh

Paul Ryan just declared war on Planned Parenthood (again).

The speaker of the House announced his intention to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood while repealing the Affordable Care Act.

On hire ground

China plans to create 13 million clean energy jobs by 2020.

The country has announced that it will invest $361 billion in renewable energy through the end of the decade.

Rexit

Secretary of state pick to get $180 million from Exxon

As part of the deal, outgoing CEO Rex Tillerson will “sever all ties with the company to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements.”

Playoff Picture

California just drafted Eric Holder to help it win the coming climate-action showdown.

The former U.S. attorney general will help the legislature fight the Trump administration on environmental and other issues.

down to earth

NASA climate research won’t go down without a fight

"We'll get scientists to march on Washington if we have to."

Go further north

Ford is revving up its plans for electric and driverless vehicles.

The automaker is cancelling plans for a $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, instead investing $700 million in an existing plant in Michigan.

Better state than never

States will be the places to watch on climate in 2017.

There will be a big, federal-sized hole in climate ambition, but California, Iowa, and Massachusetts, among others, are stepping up.

guest post

E.U. loophole counts wood energy as “carbon neutral.” It’s not.

If approved, new rules could threaten the climate and U.S. forests.

wake up already

What’s the most overlooked but important issue of the year?

Affordable housing is a national problem in need of a national solution.