Sand to Snow National Monument Keeps Protected Status
The area is a sacred place for many Native American tribes, and home to various endangered species.
Trump Signs Executive Order That Rolls Back More Obama-Era Environmental Rules
The White House’s plans to improve the nation’s infrastructure could make communities more vulnerable to flooding.
EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals
Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.
Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration
“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”
Texas Activists Peacefully Protest Border Wall
As the nation watched violence reign in Charlottesville, Virginia, a peaceful demonstration played out in Mission, Texas, in support of American inclusivity.
White House to Eliminate Office Tasked With Relocating Native Alaskan Coastal Communities
“We were getting down to the brass tacks of relocation [of towns at risk] and now work has just stopped.”
Orlando Commits to Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy
The majority Black and Latinx city believes it will save lives—and create jobs—with the initiative.
Former EPA Head on How Trump Should Handle New Climate Change Report
An Obama-era administrator understands why scientists fear the White House’s response to a new study.
New Federal Report on Climate Change Refutes Beliefs of Trump Cabinet
Thirteen federal agencies have until Sunday to approve the document, which blames human behavior for global warming.
Weeklong Public Hearings Begin on the Keystone XL Pipeline
A five-member state commission will decide if TransCanada’s permit should get the green light.
Environmental Experts Criticize Trump Administration for Repealing Water Protections
Agricultural economist David Sunding: “I am not normally this dismissive, but this is the worst regulatory analysis I have ever seen.”
Maryland's Prince George's County Fights New Power Plants
The five plants will bring jobs to the area—but they will also cause a rise in pollution for the predominantly Black community.
STUDY: There May Be Less Time to Fight Global Warming Than We Think
Researchers believe the Paris climate agreement may not have considered all relevant data.
Los Angeles to Transition to Electric Buses to Fight Climate Change
The move will also improve air quality for residents.
Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
The decision will give the court a chance to review a rare petition for dismissal filed by the federal government.
Senators Call for Investigation Into Involuntary Job Reassignments for Federal Climate Scientists
In a letter obtained by The Washington Post, the senators say the reassignments could be an “abuse of power.”
READ: Inside the Fight to Advance Environmental Justice in the Time of Trump
A ProPublica article asks if it is too late to save the Office of Environmental Justice, which was created to advocate for climate justice for communities of color.
Trump Administration to Reverse Rule That Keeps Public Water Sources Clean
The Bureau of Land Management claims that the Obama-era fracking regulation places too heavy a burden on the oil and gas industries.
Feds Will Skip Environmental Impact Study Before Building Border Wall Through Wildlife Refuge
Officials reveal the Trump Administration will invoke a 2005 anti-terror law to bypass the requirement.
Climate Scientist Blows Whistle on Trump Administration's Department of the Interior
Joel Clement says he lost his top policy analyst position for speaking up about the dangers of climate change to Native Alaskans.