President Donald Trump announced last week that Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke would be resigning at the end of 2018. And while even ardent supporters Antonio Pacheco, our West Coast Editor, sounds off on outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his scandal-ridden tenure.
After a year of rising floodwaters and record forest fires, it has been distressing to watch the United States attend last week's U.N. climate conference in Poland and deliver a rousing defense of – wait for it -- fossil fuels.
With most Americans distracted on Black Friday, the U.S. government published its latest National Climate Assessment (NCA) - a federal report endorsed by 13 agencies and the most comprehensive study of climate change's effect on the U.S. to date.
The Trump administration’s pursuit of policies to reverse or supplant environmental laws that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions has made combating climate change difficult. But where the federal government refuses to lead, state governments will.
The seas are rising. Lifeboat Earth is taking on water. Crew members and passengers frantically bail with cups and spoons but the crazed captain on the bridge cries “Drill, baby, drill" and helmsman Zinke drives an auger into the hull.