The U.S. Department of the Interior nominee has the most past clients or past employers with business before the department that he would be running.
A national energy consumption reduction target, levied on sales of both electricity and natural gas, must be a component of any progressive federal infrastructure plan.
Temporary Protected Status is closely linked to the efforts to rebuild states affected by natural disasters, as shown by the large numbers of TPS holders who work in construction occupations.
With an infrastructure effort on the horizon, Congress should prioritize expanding electric transportation access for low- and moderate-income communities and communities of color.
To avert the economic threats posed by extreme weather and climate disaster events, Congress must act to build resilient infrastructure and communities.
Puerto Rican families continue to suffer from unemployment and food insecurity following hurricanes Irma and Maria. They deserve to be able to put food on the table for their families, and Congress should address this much-needed funding now.
As interest in an infrastructure package develops, there are several ways Congress can ensure that it protects and invests in the environment to protect communities and nature.
Over the past two years, nearly 1 in 5 federal oil and gas leases offered in the Intermountain West has been in a wildlife priority area.
Congress should pass a comprehensive infrastructure package to create jobs and raise wages, tackle the climate crisis, and improve access to opportunity and social equity.
By setting ambitious energy efficiency standards in buildings, the United States can lower energy costs for consumers, encourage job growth, and reduce energy-related pollution and carbon emissions.
A new initiative will bring 21st-century approaches to environmental monitoring and public health.
The Trump administration’s inadequate environmental assessment dramatically underestimates the damage that drilling for oil in the refuge would cause.
When considering the economic priorities of the new year, it is essential that analysts and policymakers take into account a variety of indicators instead of overstating the health of the economy.
Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.
Americans who depend on the ocean and treasure its beauty and abundance are counting on Congress to hold the Trump administration accountable for its harmful anti-ocean agenda, as well as to chart a more sustainable and prosperous course forward.