If President Trump is able to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, he may stymie climate action for generations to come.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death is adding more heat to a campaign season already boiling over from a pandemic, nationwide protests against police violence and climate-fueled disasters.
EPA bowed to White House pressure to reduce requirements for monitoring and repairing methane leaks at facilities that push natural gas through pipelines. EPA staffers said it could “compromise” the legal underpinning of the rule.
President Trump isolated himself by claiming that rising temperatures will suddenly reverse. Opponents of climate action have largely abandoned that rhetoric because it reveals a profound misunderstanding of greenhouse gases and their effect on the atmosphere.
The Republican Party has spent several years crafting a climate message that moves the GOP away from its denier past. President Trump sabotaged those efforts this week.
President Trump doubled down on his denial of climate change yesterday by saying that scientists are wrong and claiming the world will “start getting cooler.” His comments came as historic wildfires roared nearby.
The mountain town is making a comeback after being incinerated 22 months ago. When residents saw smoke last week, it raised alarms again about the dangers of living on the front lines of climate change.
Vast areas of the West experienced unknown levels of heat last month, setting the stage for the biggest fires ever seen in some states. Scientists say the heat could have larger consequences next year.
Small unmanned watercraft are revolutionizing oceanography and beginning to answer questions about climate change that have troubled scientists for decades. One of them was originally designed to sneak up on whales.