- Congress Show All
I've been working on climate change for a long time, but I've never seen a moment like the one we're in now.
Elected Republicans have shifted dramatically on climate change.
Climate change is the greatest environmental and energy challenge of our time, and our government is failing to meet it.
It is vital that Congress engage both the public and private sectors to do everything we can to reduce carbon pollution.
Republican lawmakers in this political moment are carefully contemplating whether and how to address climate change in a way that doesn’t “overwhelmingly disturb their political coalitions.
Protecting the environment and tackling climate change have climbed up the list of Americans’ political priorities this year as economic concerns have faded, according to a new report from Pew Research Center.
Despite the consensus among scientists about the urgent need to curb emissions, there are more than 100 current members of Congress who have expressed skepticism about the role humans have played in climate change and the value of limiting our emissions.
- Special Interests Show All
Sens. Whitehouse, Heinrich, and Schatz discuss how to hold the Chamber of Commerce accountable.
For decades, fossil fuel interests have stopped any real climate action, no matter the cost to billions.
Oil and gas companies invest in legislators that vote against the environment.
Individual action alone won’t solve the climate crisis. So what political changes might help?
It’s an improvement from 100% two years ago, but GOP climate denial is cracking too slowly.
Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial – How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial
Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial – How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial.
Extensive lobbying has emerged around climate policies in the United States.
Lobbying from the petroleum industry may have convinced Republicans to denounce a carbon tax.
Industry funds ‘grassroots’ resistance to tougher rules while touting green credentials.
- Trump Against Climate Show All
Here’s a brief history of Trump's climate change skepticism.
An analysis finds that the administration has worked to weaken safeguards for nearly 35 million acres.
Trump’s open hostility toward any action on climate will elevate it to a defining issue in the 2020 campaign.
In the next few months, the White House will complete the rollback of the most significant federal effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.
“It’s a sad reminder of where the world’s former leader on climate change now stands,” one critic said.
Among 20 of the most powerful people in government environment jobs, most have ties to the fossil fuel industry or have fought against the regulations they now are supposed to enforce.
The administration’s proposed spending for 2021 repeats previous calls for steep cuts to environmental programs
This is the single largest loss of clean water protections that America has ever seen – and the timing couldn’t be worse.