Midterms and Climate Conditions
Your one-stop shop for the biggest climate fights and most important environmental issues this election season.
In This Series
Why Nevada upped its renewable energy standards (and Arizona didn’t)
Both states are potential solar hotspots, but only one took a step closer to reaching its promise.
Illinois voters saw through this Republican’s climate facade
In all, 12 other conservative members of the Climate Solutions Caucus lost their seats to folks with better climate bonafides.
What Washington and Oregon taught us about climate action on the ballot
Two climate-friendly taxes, two different results.
The election cleared the way for bold climate policy in these 6 states
These state legislatures are now controlled by Democrats with climate-friendly governors like Michelle Lujan Grisham and Jared Polis.
Severe weather could dampen Election Day
Will voter enthusiasm be enough to battle with increasingly terrible weather?
North Dakota tribes issue thousands of IDs to stop voter suppression
Faced with a restrictive voter ID law, these tribes are rolling out all the stops getting their members to the polls.
6 states where voters could counter Trump’s environmental rollbacks
“I don’t think there’s any way we would’ve survived against this much money without this diverse of a coalition.”
How anti-clean energy campaigns create a mirage of public support
Business owners in Washington and Oregon say they were misled into endorsements.
It takes more than a hurricane to sway some voters in this Texas election
Incumbent Republican John Culberson regularly name drops Hurricane Harvey, but never invokes the phenomenon that made it so devastating.