EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s culture of corruption goes far beyond his luxurious lifestyle; ultimately, it extends to costs foisted upon American taxpayers in order to benefit polluters.
In his nearly 12 months in office, Pruitt has maintained that he is committed to protecting the environment, but his actions prove contrary.
In its proposal to revoke the Clean Power Plan, the Trump administration used fuzzy math and sleight of hand to exaggerate the costs and deflate the benefits of cutting carbon pollution.
Three of President Trump’s most significant proposed deregulatory efforts combined would cost more than $22 billion a year.
Polluting corporations pushed the White House to eliminate a key tool used to measure the cost of climate change.
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.
The new administration can take several steps to help vulnerable communities reduce climate change risks and expand economic opportunities in the face of extreme weather.
While state attorneys general litigate in court this week against the Clean Power Plan, strong majorities in states across the nation show steady support for the contested rule.
The Clean Power Plan will expedite the deployment of renewables and cut carbon emissions and other pollutants that harm human health.
The power producers affiliated with the lawsuit to overturn landmark carbon pollution limits increased their carbon emissions in 2014, according to an updated analysis.
The power producers affiliated with the lawsuits against the EPA’s Clean Power Plan are responsible for 1.2 billion tons of carbon pollution each year.
The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 demonstrate that a vibrant economy and strong public health protections can go hand in hand.
The United States needs an energy policy that rises to the challenge of climate change, embraces renewable energy and cleaner transportation, and balances energy production with strong environmental protections.
New U.S.-China climate partnership commitments ease the path to international agreement later this year.
By harnessing even a small portion of the sea breezes off their shores, Atlantic coast states can boost state energy supplies and speed fulfillment of their Clean Power Plan responsibilities.