president obama

climate change

EPA Submits Proposal to Replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The White House just received the EPA’s proposal for replacing the Obama-era climate change rule.
Sarah Emerson
nobody's home

These Are the Science and Technology Policy Jobs Trump Still Hasn't Filled

President Trump hasn't hired for any position with the word "climate" in its title.
Sarah Emerson
Spending Green To Go Green

Obama’s Chilling On an Island For Liberal Elites

Barack Obama is kicking back in French Polynesia at an eco-hotel for the rich and famous.
Sarah Emerson

There’s Nothing Stopping Trump From Using His Personal Phone

President Trump is still tweeting from an Android phone, despite reports that he'd traded it in for a secure device.
Sarah Emerson
president obama

After Years of Inhumane Treatment, Chelsea Manning Will Be Freed From Prison

President Obama has commuted Manning's sentence, but that doesn't fix his terrible record on domestic human rights.
Jason Koebler
president obama

Obama Wants Rosenworcel Back at the FCC, But Trump’s GOP May Balk

There’s still a slim reed of hope for the respected Democrat to return to the FCC.
Sam Gustin
Donald Trump

Obama Blocked Trump from Drilling the Arctic and Atlantic With This Obscure Law

In a preemptive move, President Obama invoked a little-known law to permanently keep oil and gas drilling out of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.
Sarah Emerson
Donald Trump

Obama’s New Executive Order Protects Alaska’s Arctic From Future Drilling

President Obama’s newest executive order places protections around the Northern Bering Sea and creates a “climate resilience area.”
Sarah Emerson

These Scientists Say the US Should Ban Offshore Arctic Drilling Forever

The Obama Administration recently restricted all offshore Arctic drilling till at least 2022, but some scientists think it should never happen.
Meredith Rutland Bauer

Three Other Oil and Gas Pipelines, and What They Put at Risk

With all eyes turned to the Dakota Access Pipeline, three oil and gas projects have been making steady headway.
Sarah Emerson
Social Media

Bug Lets Hacker Become Author on The White House's Medium Page

A freelance bug bounty hunter found another issue with Medium.
Joseph Cox

The ACLU Is About to Launch a Campaign Asking Obama to Pardon Edward Snowden

Civil liberties groups are hoping the release of Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' will spur widespread enthusiasm for a presidential pardon.
Jason Koebler