The White House and U.S. Department of the Interior have made quick progress on increasing conservation ambition, addressing climate change, and strengthening tribal consultation in the first 100 days.
The oil industry already has at least 10 years’ worth of unused leases at its disposal, even with the leasing pause.
Anti-immigrant rhetoric stemming from discredited pseudoscience has evolved into an extreme right-wing greenwashing effort that the modern conservation movement is right to reject.
In its efforts to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and ocean by 2030, the federal government has an obligation to acknowledge tribal sovereignty and support Indigenous-led conservation.
Building a massive seawater treatment plant along the Arctic Refuge’s coastline is among the many regulatory and technical hurdles that the oil industry is likely to have to clear.
People of color, families with children, and low-income communities are most likely to be deprived of the benefits that nature provides.
During the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration’s lack of support for—and hindrance of—the renewable energy industry is coming into focus.
Congress can create millions of jobs and fight climate change by working to conserve at least 30 percent of U.S. lands and ocean by 2030.
To save family farms, ranches, and rural communities from economic collapse, the United States should launch a major effort—a “Race for Nature”—that pays private landowners to protect the water, air, and natural places that everyone needs to stay healthy.
The disproportionate devastation COVID-19 is having in Native American communities lays bare the U.S. government’s systemic failure to meet its trust and treaty obligations.
President Trump has removed protections from more U.S. lands than President Teddy Roosevelt protected as parks and monuments.
Leaders in the House are defying President Trump’s anti-environmental crusade by passing bills to protect nature.
5 Ways Trump’s Latest Anti-Environmental Proposal Would Allow Fossil Fuel Companies to Bulldoze Communities
The Trump administration is proposing to gut environmental review, clearing the way for fossil fuel corporations to build more polluting projects with less public input and without considering the impacts of climate change.
The laws governing mining of metals and other hardrock minerals on U.S. public lands haven’t been updated in almost 150 years, resulting in the giveaway of taxpayer-owned resources to foreign-owned mining companies for free.
The Trump administration’s attacks on Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Tongass National Forest could release almost 5 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent—almost as much pollution as all of the world’s cars emit in a year.