Emma Foehringer Merchant

well, that escalanted quickly

Here’s what Trump’s latest executive order means for our national monuments.

Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Mojave Trails are all up for review.

How the climate march can stand out in a crowd of protests

Under Trump, pulling off a successful People's Climate March won't be easy.


Environmental justice starts with “everyday folks who feel like enough is enough”

Goldman Prize winner mark! Lopez explains how he helped shutter a polluting factory in L.A.

A bright spot

The world’s biggest petrostate just set its sights on wind and solar expansion.

Saudi Arabia is the world’s biggest exporter of oil, but it wants to green up its energy use at home.

Will they or won’t they?

White House officials are gearing up for a showdown over the Paris Agreement.

Trump promised to scrap the climate accord, but he'll let his advisers fight it out.

All up in your drill

Trump plans to open more offshore areas for drilling, but the law may stand in the way.

Obama put many offshore areas off-limits to oil and gas drilling. Trump will now try to undo those moves.

close to home

Trump wants to eliminate programs that prevent lead poisoning.

That would have an outsized impact on children, especially in communities of color and low-income communities.

larry, larry, quite contrary

A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.

Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill that bans hydraulic fracturing in the state, following in the footsteps of New York and Vermont.

fracking screwed

‘Gasland’ families are still fighting the company that leaked methane into their water.

A northeastern Pennsylvania town's residents have been embroiled with Cabot Oil & Gas since 2008.