Israel Ambassador to the US Gilad Erdan says he just got off the phone with the Biden administration's climate envoy, John Kerry, during which they discussed "the environmental challenges we are facing."
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt delved into his legacy at his official portrait unveiling last month and recalled discouraging Donald Trump, then the president-elect, from shutting down the agency.
After less than a month in office, President Biden has already made climate change a priority across the federal government and started working to overturn more than 100 environmental actions taken by the Trump administration.
Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist who presided over the weakening of critical regulations to limit climate change at the EPA, will soon be replaced by someone who has climate change as a central pillar of his agenda.
A federal judge in Montana ruled against the Trump administration's attempt to fast-track a controversial rule about how the Environmental Protection Agency considers scientific evidence, endangering its future under the Biden administration.
Biden took the next leap in pursuing his climate agenda Wednesday, signing the latest in a spate of environment-focused executive orders. One of the most ambitious goals buried in the order he put forward is to conserve nearly a third of US land and ocean waters by 2030.
The Trump administration went on a final spree of environmental rollbacks with just days left in office, scaling back standards for equipment Americans use to heat their homes, habitat for the northern spotted owl, and protections for conservation lands in California and Utah.
The new Congress opened to an uncertain political landscape yesterday, with a tight vote for the House speakership and Senate control still up in the air. It may all lead to a delay and scaling down of President-elect Joe Biden's agenda and Democratic hopes for major climate legislation.
The White House appears to have concluded its review of an Environmental Protection Agency rule that's expected to limit the types of scientific research the agency can consider in its rulemaking process.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.