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Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2017

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

The Vast Majority of the U.S. Had a Crazy Warm Winter

The Vast Majority of the U.S. Had a Crazy Warm Winter

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2017

The vast majority of the U.S. had a warm winter, driven in part by intense February heat.

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

Record February heat is kickstarting spring from the Southeast to the Midwest.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2017

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

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

  • Published: Jan 14th, 2017

Bombus affinis has plunged nearly 90 percent in abundance and distribution since the late 1990s.

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

  • Published: Jan 2nd, 2017

A regulatory bloodbath is looming in D.C., but climate protections could advance elsewhere in 2017.

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2016

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

  • Published: Dec 19th, 2016

European power plants could keep claiming to be green while billowing pollution from wood until 2030.