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climate change
climate change

Scott Pruitt Is Right, Climate Change Is Good… For Rich White Guys

This week, the EPA chief questioned whether climate change is "necessarily a bad thing."
Kate Lunau
2.8.18
climate change
climate change

The Trump Administration Is Officially Repealing the Clean Power Plan

Scott Pruitt announced his agency is rolling back President Obama’s signature policy, which aimed to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Louise Matsakis
10.9.17
Federal Science
Federal Science

EPA Science Advisory Board Nominee: Actually, CO2 Emissions Are Good

“I am sure that many scientists who have lived off of the Global Warming scam are concerned about their future."
Sarah Emerson
9.20.17
Trump's EPA
Trump's EPA

All the Ways the Trump Administration Has Already Screwed the EPA

Clean water, clean air, clean cars? Nah.
Grennan Milliken
3.15.17
climate change denial
climate change denial

EPA Head Scott Pruitt Doesn’t Think CO2 Contributes to Climate Change. He’s Wrong

His track record of helping the fossil fuel industry might have something to do with it.
Grennan Milliken
3.9.17
Fossil Fuel Pollution
Fossil Fuel Pollution

The EPA Just Gave Fossil Fuel Companies More Freedom to Pollute

Under Scott Pruitt, the agency no longer requires oil and gas companies to hand over information about greenhouse gas emissions.
Sarah Emerson
3.2.17
Executive Disorder
Executive Disorder

Trump Ordered the EPA to Overturn Clean Water Rule

The president signed off on an executive order to help dismantle an Obama-era rule meant to protect American waterways.
Grennan Milliken
2.28.17
Head of the EPA
Head of the EPA

The EPA Just Ended Its Gag Order to Tweet Congrats to Scott Pruitt

The Environmental Protection Agency’s first tweet in almost a month was a congratulatory note to its new leader, Scott Pruitt.
Sarah Emerson
2.17.17
Censorship
Censorship

Canada’s Censored Scientists Are Helping American Researchers Resist Trump

They faced nearly a decade of muzzling under Stephen Harper. Now they’re helping counterparts in the US fight back.
Stephen Buranyi
2.9.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Scott Pruitt Is an Enemy of Environmental Protection

The would-be EPA chief's confirmation hearing was an ideological battle for the future of the agency.
Jason Koebler
1.19.17
Trump
Trump

Trump’s Least Favorite Agency Had Some Big Wins This Year

But who knows what Trump’s EPA pick will do.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.21.16
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

The United States of Climate Change Denial

A guide to the men on Trump's cabinet who have vowed to reverse climate change progress.
Sarah Emerson & Jason Koebler
12.18.16