The persistence of toxic chemicals and substances like plastics throughout the biosphere has impacts that are not yet well understood and may be very difficult to predict.
EPA Archives - State of the Planet
Fossil fuels will not go away quickly, but they will go away. Those fossil fuel companies that lead the transition to renewable energy will survive and thrive.
There’s a new deputy in town: Andrew Wheeler, a fossil fuel fanatic who once served on the staff of snowball-wielding climate denier Senator James Inhofe.
Last week, Scott Pruitt provided us with additional insight into his views about climate change.
The lawsuit filed today asserts that Scott Pruitt’s ban on EPA-funded scientists on EPA advisory boards is illegal, undermines the integrity of science, and threatens public health.
Pruitt’s policy runs counter to existing conflict-of-interests law, and is on its face arbitrary and capricious.
In a lecture at Columbia Law School, Gina McCarthy sharply critiqued the Trump administration’s environmental policies, but offered hope that grassroots movements and other branches of government can make a difference.
The Trump Administration’s understated attack on environmental regulation could have more impact than some of its higher-profile actions.
In a real world of complex new technologies, crowded cities, multiple interests, and exponential information growth, we need regulations.
Today we have an EPA Administrator who is willfully and aggressively deregulating elements of environmental protection. We need to resist federal cutbacks in environmental protection policies and programs, while also continuing to keep our eye on the daily, operational tasks of creating sustainable economy.