Politics

The Standing Rock Sioux will not back down

Trump's executive order is renewing the fight.

Bad to the bone lands

Our hero of the day is the Badlands National Park social media manager.

This isn't the first time a Twitter account associated with the National Parks Service has gotten under Trump's skin.

Getting smashed

The EPA is getting an “absolute hammering” from the Trump administration.

And it's just going to get worse from here.

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Trump is muzzling public servants and scientists.

The transition team ordered government employees across several agencies not to talk to the press or post on social media.

blurry vision

Trump’s energy plan is riddled with contradictions

It's difficult to make sense of the current, vague outline.

Pipe down over there

Trump moved to push through the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, but it’s not a done deal.

He signed executive memorandums paving the way for their construction, but it's not at all clear what this will mean on the ground.

sound of silence

CDC canceled its climate conference days before Trump was sworn in

“I’m concerned this is an act of self-sabotage on the part of the CDC.”

Bad Trade

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is on the way out, so why aren’t greens cheering?

On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order to get rid of the TPP, but environmentalists aren't thrilled.

au revoir

Even if Trump doesn’t “cancel” the Paris deal, he could still ruin it

Whatever happens, the U.S. will likely undermine global climate negotiations.