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Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

  • Published: Apr 21st, 2017

References to greenhouse gases and reducing petroleum have been deleted in favor of the economy.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

  • Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2017

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2017

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2017

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

  • Published: Mar 16th, 2017

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.