Today, an increasingly wide range of experts argue that measuring government performance purely in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) is no longer so relevant. Should we go by happiness instead?
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This would prevent the government from using the best available science to inform their decisions and from holding polluters accountable for damages caused by carbon dioxide emissions, argues Noah Kaufman of the World Resources Institute.
Development of wind energy resources along the Atlantic coast took another giant step forward with the award of a new $9 million lease off North Carolina.
The hottest news items centered around Trump’s proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn’t. But that’s far from all that happened this week. We’d make a “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” joke, but honestly we’re too exhausted. Let’s just get right down to it.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.
Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump’s budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy consultant Joanne Sonenshine offers some advice.
In a visit to Michigan this week, U.S. President Donald Trump put a halt to fuel-efficiency programs bolstered by his predecessor — and advocacy groups are none too pleased.
The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock is sending a message that will invariably clash with the Trump administration: Companies must address global warming or pay the consequences.
The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.
Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration’s way.
Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump’s lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.”