A new Trump proposal would strip protections from half of the nation’s wetlands and nearly one-fifth of its river miles.
As the Senate considers confirming David Bernhard for secretary of the interior, it’s clear a vote for him is a vote against climate action.
The oil and gas industry—including Bernhardt's former clients—are making out like bandits offshore and leaving Americans high and dry.
Even as they claim credit for protecting public lands, Trump administration officials are actively working to hand over millions of acres to the oil, gas, and mining industries.
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.