Park ranger cosplay enthusiast Ryan Zinke has had himself a couple of weeks. In the midst of a catastrophic summer of wildfires, the Secretary of the Interior has tied himself in knots trying to figure out how to talk about the role of climate change in driving those fires.
Some days, you may roll out of bed and wonder why the hell you’re working a job that doesn’t make a difference where your boss treats you like crap. You could come work at Gizmodo Media Group. Or you could wash that sense of ennui away by realizing it could be worse. You could be a scientist at the Environmental…
New Orleans, Louisiana—At Heartland Institute’s America First Energy Conference, unbridled growth is the only path forward and the only way to get down it is in a military-grade tank run on fossil fuels.
Every boneheaded Trump administration move has been met with a flurry of legal challenges. Thursday’s proposed rollback of future fuel efficiency standards will be no different.
Expanding The U.S.-Mexico border wall would be a dumb monument to racism and an affront to human dignity. Turns out it would be also terrible for wildlife, too.
The war on endangered species has intensified since Republicans took over all branches of the federal government. It intensified further when the Trump administration proposed a large overhaul of the Endangered Species Act this week. Ironically, the biggest change could lead to more species being declared endangered.
A new era has dawned on the Supreme Court. President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh Monday night to join the ranks of the great Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Kavanaugh still needs to secure Senate confirmation before succeeding Justice Anthony Kennedy, but the environmental community, especially those…
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) appears to be on its way to being Trumpified. No, it’s not getting encased in gold. Instead, climate and conservation are out, the economy and national security are in.
In the wake of the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, President Obama announced an executive order designed to help safeguard the oceans. Naturally, President Trump has decided to dismantle it and replace it with a policy touting the benefits of offshore drilling.
The Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents at the border is a grotesque horror show. Children are being kept in cages. And as of this weekend, they’re being sent to a tent city in the blistering Texas heat, a move that raises the risk of serious health issues.
The Group of Seven (G7) summit in Canada is going to be winnowed down the Group of Six because Donald Trump’s fee-fees are hurt. According to CNN, the White House announced Thursday the president will be packing up his toys and leaving the gathering of world leaders before its conclusion on Saturday, cutting out on…
In any other country in the world, this would not be news. But nevertheless, take a deep breath and get ready to hear something big: a Trump administration official used scientifically accurate terms to talk about climate change.
The world is full of resistance grifters preying on people’s fears about the death of democracy, equality, and a whole host of other things being chipped away at by President Donald Trump. Given the Trump administration’s climate denial, it’s shocking we haven’t had a scheme tied to climate change. But that niche is…
The first 16 months of Donald Trump’s presidency have been pretty ugly for science. The administration has kicked inconvenient research to the curb in its decision making, pulled out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, removed sound science from public websites, and muzzled federal scientists.
President Donald Trump wants offshore drilling in every corner of our federal waters, but that doesn’t include state waters. New Jersey, at least, is being proactive about protecting those.
A federal court ruled late Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency broke the law when it delayed an Obama-era rule barring minors from handling dangerous pesticides during agricultural work.
The Koch brothers and their network of rich donors have basically bought and paid for the Republican Party, and now they are reaping the rewards. In 2017, the biggest reward was Trump’s climate and environment deregulation frenzy.