As recently as 2008 the GOP acknowledged that the Earth's warming was caused by human activity, and a commitment was made to reducing the nation's long-term use of fossil fuels. By the end of President Barack Obama's first term, however, the GOP completely reversed its position.
The Republican Party has spent several years crafting a climate message that moves the GOP away from its denier past. President Trump blew that apart this week.
Trump is aiming to make an election-season green pivot: painting himself as the best environmentalist the White House has seen - with his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, an incompetent failure.
With Texas suburbs emerging as a political battleground in the November election, a constellation of conservative groups are arguing that Republican candidates should talk up a wonky issue: Clean energy.
President Trump and his allies made statements that included saying the Democratic presidential candidate wanted to end the production of certain types of fossil fuels, to suggesting he wanted to eliminate gas-powered cars, neither of which are part of Biden's plans.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine calls for nuclear bailout energy law to be repealed in wake of bribery scandal
Florida Republicans have tentatively embraced climate change even though it puts them at odds with President Donald Trump.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.