The appointment of a climate change denier to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration comes as Americans face profound threats stoked by climate change, from the vast, deadly wildfires in the West to an unusually active hurricane season in the South and East.
Nature Risk Rising: Why the Crisis Engulfing Nature Matters for Business and the Economy
This New Nature Economy report calls out the dependency and impact of business on nature and aims to ensure that biodiversity and nature-related risks are appropriately considered within the broader economic growth agenda.
A Trump Insider Embeds Climate Denial in Scientific Research
An Interior Department official has pressed scientists to include misleading climate language - including debunked claims that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is beneficial - into their work.
EPA Can't Kick Scientists Off Science Advisory Panels, Court Says
In a victory for science and public health, a federal court determined that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cannot exclude scientists who have received EPA research grants - who happen to be mainly academic scientists from research universities - from serving on its advisory panels.
NOAA Gets Go-ahead to Study Climate Plan B: Geoengineering
The top climate change scientist for NOAA said he has received $4 million from Congress and permission from his agency to study two emergency - and controversial - methods to cool the Earth if the U.S. and other nations fail to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
Trump's Dismantling of Environmental Regulations Unwinds 50 Years of Protections
President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to "ensure" that the United States has the "cleanest air" and the "cleanest water," but his administration's efforts to slash environmental regulations have been extensive.