In a rare example of bipartisanship in Washington, a $1.2 trillion bill aimed at improving the US' roads, highways, bridges, and high-speed internet gained the support of 18 Republican senators and 49 Democratic senators.
Florida Rep. Carlos Giménez was a rare Republican who acknowledged climate change and pushed his party to address sea-level rise. That changed yesterday when he raised doubts about the cause of intensifying storms and wildfires.
While the White House continues to mull the details of its ambitious conservation plans, House Republican lawmakers already skeptical of President Biden's "30x30" pledge yesterday volleyed a new round of criticisms at the program.
Energy and business lobbyists are shifting focus to influencing an administration that isn't President Donald Trump's, and some see the potential for a divided Congress to benefit industry even with voters concerned about climate change.
If confirmed, Amy Coney Barrett, 48, will become the Supreme Court's sixth Republican-appointed justice, replacing one of the court's most liberal members and deepening a conservative majority on the bench that could affect the outcome of environmental litigation for decades.
As November approaches, Republican candidates up and down the ballot have a decision to make: show strong leadership on the environment, or return to the unsustainable rhetoric that has caused them to lose voters.
President Trump will find a warm reception among Texas oil drillers today when he attacks his opponent's climate policies at a crude-producing well. But the trip also magnifies his weakness among Republican-leaning women who support climate action.