Politics

States are trying to bring science denial to the classroom

Bills in three states may launch an open season on facts.

Oh say, can you DNC?

Climate activists are rooting for Keith Ellison to head up the Democratic National Committee.

Bill McKibben argues that Ellison, a progressive, would help the party regain credibility with young people.

We explain Keystone XL, the pipeline that just won’t die

Trump revived the controversial tar-sands pipeline. What happens next?

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.

Sound & Fury

Congressional climate deniers are getting called on their BS at town halls this week.

It turns out plenty of their constituents DO care about climate change, clean water, and environmental regulation.

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

We don't have to see this moment as a crisis. It's an opportunity to start building a diverse, national movement to defend our environment.

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.

reading the signs

On Sunday, hundreds of scientists took a break from doing science to rally in support of it.

Messages on nerdy signs included “Scientists are wicked smaht” and “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.”

Coders to the rescue for NASA’s Earth science data

They’re archiving data and keeping track of what’s being removed.