Emma Foehringer Merchant

You've got emails

Here are some of the most unnerving things we’ve read so far in those Pruitt emails.

You can now peruse thousands of emails from Scott Pruitt’s time as Oklahoma attorney general.

The calm before the storm

Scott Pruitt is making nice with EPA employees, but big changes are to come.

The agency will soon be charged with rolling back two major regulations on climate change and water pollution.

flint lives matter

Racism was a big factor in the Flint water crisis, a new report explains.

The Commission finds black residents of Flint have been failed at every level not just in the present, but for decades.

Erode goes ever on and on

Rising seas aren’t the only threat to coastlines

Erosion will make the West Coast even more vulnerable as bigger storms batter shores.

Make the ESA great again?

What would it mean to “modernize” the Endangered Species Act?

Nothing good, conservationists say.

wind in their sales

Some Republican politicians really do like clean energy.

A bipartisan group of 20 governors sent a letter to Trump imploring him to consider the benefits of renewables.

dam problems

You can expect to see more Oroville-style dam disasters in our future.

As climate change intensifies California’s cycles of drought and heavy precipitation, water infrastructure will be under a lot of stress.

We're sunk

California is getting soaked right now, but farmland is still sinking due to lack of water.

Land in one of California’s most productive agricultural areas is subsiding rapidly because of heavy groundwater pumping.

Just the tax, ma'am

Big-name Republicans are taking a carbon-tax plan to the White House.

And they want to tear down Obama's climate plan in the process.