Report: The White House Is Using California Wildfires as a Pretext to Seize Control of State Waterways

Donald Trump’s administration has moved to have the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration take control of California water management under the official rationale of fighting the state’s rampaging fires, saying that the water “should be prioritized for wildfire response instead of endangered species…

The Girl Scouts Looks Toward the Future With 30 New Science, Tech, and Environment Badges

The Girl Scouts announced on Tuesday a number of new badges that the organization says will help equip girls with the leadership skills needed to deal with “key 21st century issues.” The badges tackle “some of society’s most pressing needs,” the Girl Scouts says, including environmental advocacy, robotics, online…

Scott Pruitt Was So Sloppy Telling Oil Execs and Cronies He Could Get Them Hired, It's Embarrassing

Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s scandal-mired EPA chief and a man so committed to destroying his own agency that he’s willing to have dinner with accused child predators that also don’t believe in climate change, somehow managed to be even dumber and lazier about stacking the EPA with cronies and energy industry shills…

Scott Pruitt Wined and Dined a Catholic Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse to Talk Climate Change Denial

The ever-growing list of stuff Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has been accused of is already incredible. But here’s something that truly boggles the mind: Last year, Pruitt met with a Roman Catholic cardinal who also happens to be facing charges of “multiple historic sexual offenses” just because…

Australia Pledges $379 Million to Help Save the Great Barrier Reef, But It Won't Be Enough

The government of Australia announced on Sunday a plan to spend 500 million Australian dollars (roughly $379 million) on saving the Great Barrier Reef—the largest single investment ever committed towards the reef’s future, but that environmental activists say is still too little to preserve it in the face of climate…