Last week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind, and the EPA’s D.C. offices were reportedly flooded with calls.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration’s travel ban, many in the business community — including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla — remain stridently opposed to the policy.
The latest Sustainable Energy in America Report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that the march toward a renewable energy future continues, unabated.
Despite President Donald Trump’s stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in to meet America’s commitments on their own, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told French President Francois Hollande this week. Fourteen big-city mayors stood up behind him, saying they have no plans to back down.
In what should come as no surprise, the Donald Trump administration is set to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift power plants toward cleaner forms of energy.
As the future of climate politics remains uncertain at the national level, state legislation becomes a crucial focus. And states across the country are rising to the challenge.
The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there’s a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food waste reduction yields an average $14 return.
The cold-blooded murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a suburban Kansas City bar, and the lack of empathy from President Donald Trump and the White House, has put many foreign-born technology workers on edge.
Last week Donald Trump told the EPA to review an Obama-era water rule that protects rivers and streams. But Trump’s harshest critics say the president’s business properties have the most to gain from the agency taking this legislation off the books.
The House Resources Committee asked congressional budget writers to reserve $50 million in order to transfer federally-managed lands to state and local governments.
The Donald Trump administration is proposing deep cuts to the NOAA’s budget. But it will not stop global warming. It will only make us less informed.
An Iowa legislator generated buzz when news broke that the business degree he claimed on his official biography was actually a training course at the chain restaurant Sizzler.
Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil’s forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision to reverse protections for up to 1 million hectares of virgin forests across the Amazon.
How do you bring “millions of jobs” back to the U.S.? That was President Trump’s signature question for 24 manufacturing leaders at a roundtable of experts at the White House. The CEOs offered their input about jobs, taxation, infrastructure and what should and shouldn’t be regulated by the feds.