Congress has a plan to fight climate change and build a more just America. Here's what you should know.
Representative Kathy Castor, Chairwoman of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and her committee, recently released a report that provides dozens of good ideas for reinvigorating our economy, putting people to work and building the 100% clean economy we need.
The move changes the way the Clean Water Act has been applied for half a century.
Earth Day on Wednesday is a celebration of the planet but it's also a warning that the coronavirus crisis isn't the only threat to the survival of humanity. The world is so focused on the COVID-19 pandemic that many people ignore the devastating consequences of climate change.
Industry says it is not trying to dodge obligations but that it is a ‘matter of survival’
THE NOVEL coronavirus has halted much of the country — but it has not stopped the Trump administration from ramming through unwarranted and unwise rollbacks of major environmental rules. Administration officials have pressed government workers, even amid the pandemic, to rip up regulations well before the November election, which would make them harder for a new president to reinstate. The pressure appears to be working.
Federal Scientists and Lawyers, told to undo regulations that some worked on for decades, have embedded data into technical documents that environmental lawyers are using to challenge the rollbacks.
Democrats are pushing for the next coronavirus package to include a litany of green infrastructure provisions in defiance of past GOP rebukes of mixing such measures with efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom imposed new restrictions on oil exploration in his state yesterday by putting a moratorium on hundreds hydraulic fracturing permits until the projects are reviewed by independent scientists, as the AP reported.
California will stop buying vehicles from the more than a dozen automakers including General Motors (GM), Fiat Chrysler and Toyota who sided with the Trump administration on the question of whether the state has the authority to set its own emissions standards, CalMatters first reported Friday.
Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a sweeping plan for a more sustainable Los Angeles on Monday, calling for dramatic changes to the car culture, buildings and air quality of America’s second-largest city.
California is likely to again dominate the discussion of U.S. states as government leaders, scientists and activists gather in New York for this week’s United Nations summit on climate change.
Determined to set themselves apart on the issue of climate change, candidates for Los Angeles City Council are refusing to accept campaign contributions from fossil fuel companies and their executives — and criticizing rivals who won’t make the same promise.
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, chaired by Frank Pallone, Jr (D-NJ), released an ambitious new climate plan to ensure the United States achieves net-zero greenhouse gas pollution by 2050.
GOP leaders are putting together their own more modest set of climate policies that their party can rally behind.
After years of denying that the planet was growing hotter because of human activity, an increasing number of Republicans say they need to acknowledge the problem and offer solutions if they have any hope of retaking the House.
Plaintiffs in the Juliana v. US lawsuit alleged the government violated the rights of young people to a safe climate.
The former vice president discusses how the politics of the environment have changed considerably over his decades of advocacy.