As California attorney general, Kamala Harris led a team that fought to keep more people imprisoned so they could fight wildfires. She said later that she was unaware of the effort.
A heated email exchange between judges caused a stir in Washington, D.C., federal courts last week — putting a spotlight on judicial education focused on climate science.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has wasted more than $3 billion and misused thousands of its employees by responding to hundreds of undersized floods, storms and other events that states could have handled on their own, an investigation by E&E News shows.
When the Navajo Generating Station in Arizona shuts down later this year, it will be one of the largest carbon emitters to ever close in American history. Other massive coal plants are also being retired.
Most of the oil and gas sector’s methane emissions would fall outside of regulation if EPA carries out plans to weaken Obama-era rules for the sector.
An expected whistleblower complaint is the latest escalation in a fight between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a former official who led its work on climate change.
Professional rules for lawyers may be the next intersection of climate change and the law. One legal expert argues that attorneys could be open to charges of ethical breaches if they fail to disclose client activity linked to harms wrought by climate change.
The Trump administration is ordering a sweeping environmental review of the burgeoning offshore wind industry, a move that threatens to derail the nation’s first major project and raises a host of questions for future developments.
Greta Thunberg, at age 16, has quickly become one of the most visible climate activists in the world. Her detractors increasingly rely on ad hominem attacks to blunt her influence.