Tillerson and the incoming administration have indicated that they would cede U.S. leadership on clean energy to other powers—a decision at odds with their own America-first philosophy.
Policymakers should combine carbon pricing with policies that push technology development in order to cut carbon pollution from the transportation sector.
As extreme weather event damage spikes, the Trump administration has a responsibility to curb U.S. carbon pollution and invest in efforts to strengthen the climate change resilience of U.S. communities.
Former Gov. Rick Perry has cultivated close ties with industry donors that raise concern about his ability to perform the duties of energy secretary without bias.
Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has sided with polluters over children’s health on numerous occasions.
Gov. Rick Perry’s record on energy stands at odds with the principles of scientific integrity, worker protections, and technology neutrality that are central to the Department of Energy.
As the World Economic Forum gathers for its annual summit in Davos, Switzerland, the business case for the United States to continue its commitment to the Paris Agreement continues to grow.
With the help of President-elect Trump’s Cabinet appointees, Exxon Mobil is seizing power and profit through the incoming administration.
On January 11, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee can provide a window into whose interests the State Department would serve under the leadership of Rex Tillerson.
As states battle with municipalities over fracking regulations, oil and gas companies are spending big to elect the courts and legislatures that define the scope of local authority.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that municipalities cannot regulate fracking waste, but many of the justices who made this decision received large campaign contributions from fracking companies and fossil fuel interests.
Here are five things that Americans need to know about secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson.
Oil executive Rex Tillerson has a track record of public deception and putting personal and corporate gain over the American people’s interests, making him a dangerous choice for U.S. secretary of state.
Germany and other G-20 countries can help prevent backsliding on the global climate effort by expanding and improving their infrastructure efforts.
Policymakers can craft a carbon tax that helps decarbonize the economy while protecting low- and middle-income energy consumers and ensuring continued economic growth.