Environment

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Newly sworn-in EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , whose nomination was ardently opposed by environmentalists and who is poised to roll back major climate and clean water regulations, addressed his employees for the first time Tuesday afternoon. During his remarks, in which he did not mention the pressing crisis of climate change or the matter of...
Patrick Lee, ProPublica
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Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration had an idea:...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
From the muzzling of scientists and government agencies, to the immigration ban, the deletion of scientific data, and the de-funding of public science, the erosion of our institutions of science is a dangerous direction for our country. (Image: Veronica Carrillo via ScienceMarchDC)
Responding to the troubling suppression of science under the Trump...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.