Emma Foehringer Merchant

A rolling Keystone gathers no moss

The Trump administration is about to officially OK the Keystone XL pipeline.

The State Department says it will approve a permit for TransCanada to build the tar-sands pipeline.

not all funds and games

Trump’s budget is a declaration of war on the environment

Here are 13 ways that it would massively screw over the climate, clean water, Amtrak, and more.

Skinny dip

Trump’s “skinny budget” may slash EPA funding even more than previously reported.

Instead of a 24 percent cut, the White House is now proposing 31 percent.

A review to a kill

Trump is sending Obama’s auto fuel economy standards back to the drawing board.

During a Wednesday visit to Michigan, President Trump will give a little gift to the auto industry.

Police want to search a #NoDAPL group’s Facebook page.

The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to stop the search warrant.

Energy Star Wars

Trump’s budget would get rid of Energy Star.

The government labeling program for energy-efficient appliances and consumer products is on the president's chopping block.

sea change

This tiny program keeps our coasts safe. Trump’s gutting it, of course.

NOAA's Sea Grant prepares the country for rising seas and other threats.

slash and burn

Proposed NOAA cuts would make predicting extreme weather even harder.

And you thought predicting the weather was already difficult.

best buds

Big oil just got a pass on methane reporting.

The EPA scuttled an effort to collect information on methane.