The EPA’s decision to lower fuel efficiency standards could affect more than just greenhouse gas emissions.
EPA Archives - State of the Planet
Anti-regulatory ideology is an obstacle to the development of the technology needed to transition to environmental sustainability.
The U.S. EPA is shrinking at the very time we need it to expand, but the environmental functions performed by state, county, and city governments will continue to grow.
While it is possible to predict the most probable form the post-Pruitt EPA will take, we should strive for something better.
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.
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.