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.
In the West, 60 percent of oil and gas leases offered by the Trump administration are in areas of high water stress, posing a potential threat to the water security of farmers and local communities.
While national attention is primarily focused on gaps in U.S. gun laws, weak oversight of the ammunition industry also exacerbates gun violence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Land conservation and access can help states grow this critical sector.
With U.S. fisheries reeling from climate change and other threats, marine protected areas—especially highly and fully protected MPAs—are powerful tools to rebuild, protect, and sustain fisheries and ocean ecosystems.
Noncompetitive leasing—the bargain bin of the federal onshore oil and gas program—is wasteful, unnecessary, and largely shielded from public scrutiny.
By shortcutting science and ignoring local concerns, the Trump administration is endangering Minnesota wilderness.