Katie Herzog

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Dumb and dumber

Coal-loving Wyoming legislators are pushing a bill to outlaw wind and solar.

Nine Republicans want to bar utilities from using electricity produced by large-scale renewable energy projects.

Breaking up is hard to do

Will this massive iceberg collapse soon? Get your bets in now.

An Irish bookmaker is offering 6-to-1 odds that an iceberg the size of Delaware will split off from the Larsen C Ice Shelf this month.

Dodge City

Trump’s pick for CIA director tried to weasel out of questions on climate change.

New California Sen. Kamala Harris grilled Mike Pompeo about his climate views during a confirmation hearing. He didn't want to play ball.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Even business titans are getting awfully worried about environmental threats.

A new report from the World Economic Forum says climate change is more risky than ever.

Dirty business

The day after VW execs were indicted, Fiat Chrysler has been accused of cheating on diesel emissions.

The EPA says Fiat Chrysler installed software designed to hide excess emissions in more than 100,000 diesel vehicles.

The importance of being Ernest

The Department of Energy has taken a last-minute step to protect scientists from Trump.

Outgoing Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz released an updated policy intended to "enshrine the independence of the scientific process."

Shall we sundance?

Sundance is shining a spotlight on climate change this year.

The film festival will feature 14 movies and projects related to the environment, including "An Inconvenient Sequel."

Rex marks the spot

Rex Tillerson understands that climate change is happening, unlike his would-be boss.

Senate confirmation hearings began on Wednesday for Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil and Trump's nominee for secretary of state.

The Vax Factor

Trump might bring a Kennedy into his administration. Too bad it’s the nutty one.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorist, could chair a presidential commission on vaccine safety.