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Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

100 Days of Climate: Week 5

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.

Congress Protects Coasts From Climate Change With Mud

The federal government will use mud from dredging projects to protect coasts from erosion and rising seas.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

Record Judge Vacancies Could See Trump Recast Courts

President Trump could reshape the federal courts by filling 114 vacant judge positions with foes of regulations.

The Doomsday Clock Just Moved Closer to Midnight

Scientists have changed the doomsday clock time due to climate change and leaders' disregard for facts.

How Close Is 1.5°C? Depends When You Measure From

A new study calculates that temperatures have warmed at least 1°C since the early 1880s.

Trump Revives Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

President Trump has signed executive orders advancing two controversial oil pipelines.

Trump White House Distorts Wages Figure on First Day

The White House published an incorrect figure to justify Trump's drive to eliminate environmental rules.

Scientists Are Reminding the World That Science Matters

On the day of Trump's inauguration, scientists are tweeting why science matters more than ever.

Decoding Trump’s White House Energy Plan

Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” is replete with specious claims about climate and energy policy.

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday.

Warm Air Invades Arctic Again, Slowing Sea Ice Growth

Another bout of warm, stormy weather has hit the Arctic, sending temperatures rising and slowing sea ice growth.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

2016 has been declared the hottest year on record, the third year in a row to do so and a marker of global warming.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.