Politics

where there's a bill, there's a way

California’s big climate bills are a win for environmental justice

The legislation bridges the gap between big climate solutions and local air problems.

A good ban is hard to find

Is a fracking ban a good idea?

Calls for a complete prohibition on fracking are getting stronger, but not all climate advocates are on board.

oh snap and dividend

California cap-and-trade program faces major hurdles

State lawmakers passed an ambitious climate bill, but it might be undermined.

Human/Nature

The nearest national park could be just a city block away

The folks with trees, mountains, and bison on their badges have decided it’s high time to serve city dwellers.

Standing Rock is standing tall

After 525 years, it’s time to actually listen to Native Americans

The Standing Rock Sioux are fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline -- one of many indigenous groups opposing climate-wrecking projects.

fuel’s errand

EPA scolded for failing to turn in its very important ethanol homework

The agency will reassess fuel farming by the end of next year.

y’all things considered

Texas is still gunning for your reproductive rights

The Lone Star State finds new, creative ways to hinder abortion access.

sad!

Coal lobbyists are the loneliest lobbyists

Coal groups are hemorrhaging cash and supporters.

koch machine

Koch bros want you to think fossil fuels are great for the whole family

The Fueling U.S. Forward campaign is an attempt to rebrand the oil, gas, and coal industry as "pro-human."