Scott Pruitt

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
7.11.18
EPA Secretary

Scott Pruitt Is Out and the EPA Is Still Fucked

Scott Pruitt resigned from the EPA today, stepping aside for a Washington insider who fought for coal companies.
Sarah Emerson
7.5.18
Trump's EPA

Scott Pruitt Has Until July 11 to Explain His Climate Skepticism, Judge Rules

After Pruitt ignored an FOIA request for studies supporting his view that humans are not the primary contributor to climate change, environmental advocates turned to the courts.
Becky Ferreira
6.6.18
climate science

Trump’s NASA Leader Should Explain His ‘Evolution’ on Climate Change

It’s great that Administrator Jim Bridenstine accepts his own agency’s consensus on climate science. Let’s hope he builds on his new perspective.
Becky Ferreira
5.25.18
John Oliver

John Oliver: Everyone Wants EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to Go Fuck Himself

Trump's most recently maligned cabinet member gets a 'Last Week Tonight' sendup.
Jason Koebler
4.10.18
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

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

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

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

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

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

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