The Trump administration’s attempted sell-out of Alaskan forests, wildlife, and waters would be one of the largest liquidations of public lands in U.S. history—and is sure to tarnish the state’s future and worsen its budget problems.
Investing in clean energy, transportation, buildings, industrial innovation, and more could cut more than 800 million metric tons of carbon pollution in 2030.
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt wants to make it tougher for environmental watchdogs to hold the Interior Department accountable, but his new policy wastes taxpayer funds.
The recent upheaval in Puerto Rico demonstrates that now, more than ever, progressives must incorporate Puerto Rican self-determination into policy and political agendas.
Interstate 11 would lead to more low-density, auto-dependent development, produce significant environmental harms, and fail to address metropolitan area congestion in Phoenix and Tucson.
A good answer to this question starts with a commitment to protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by 2030.
Extreme weather events fueled by climate change are exacerbating the intertwined crises of affordable housing and homelessness and thus require timely intervention by federal, state, and local governments.
Federal and state agencies need to take action to ensure that all communities are prepared for the next wildfire season.
Federal and state agencies need to ensure that vulnerable communities are able to recover during and after the next wildfire.
With the Trump administration intent on holding an oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, three corporations have gone to extreme lengths to keep secret their information about what lies beneath it.
Devastating flooding in the Midwest is damaging both rural and coastal communities—but Congress can help by enacting forward-thinking environmental and land management policies.
As both the U.S. Department of the Interior’s deputy secretary and secretary, David Bernhardt has pushed a destructive anti-conservation agenda with a flagrant disregard for the coequal branches of U.S. government.
Energy development in the West is stressing scarce water resources, but policymakers cannot address the threats without knowing the extent of the problem.
A new CAP analysis finds near unanimous public opposition to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; yet the Trump administration still seems intent to pursue the lease sale.
Congress has twice rejected the Trump administration’s proposals to cut funding for climate science, but the administration’s latest budget proposal and ongoing efforts to interfere in this area show it’s time to do more.