Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
Scholars and researchers affiliated with the nation’s top think tanks often moonlight as corporate board members, lobbyists and outside consultants, a New York Times investigation revealed this week.
This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn’t out of the woods yet.
Donald Trump gave his supporters yet another conspiracy theory, claiming that environmentalists are covering up bird deaths linked to wind turbines.
MMSD incorporates unique practices including methane gas recovery and the production of organic fertilizer from sewerage. We had a chance to talk to Jeff Spence, MMSD’s Agency Services Director to learn more.
Thus far, rooftop solar incentives have gone mostly to well-off homeowners in major cities, leaving Americans in remote regions, and the poor, out of the mix. But the White House is out to change that.
Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the poor and communities of color. This win is exactly what is happening in California, where a cap-and-trade system is eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, and doing so without disproportionately impacting low-income communities.
As the Paris Agreement continues its slow march through legislatures around the world, there’s one impending deadline no one is talking about — at least not yet.
This announcement now clears the way for the EPA to develop rules to regulate aircraft emissions, much as the agency has done for emissions from cars and trucks.
As the general election looms, who will be able to vote on Nov. 8 remains in question. Over a dozen states will impose voter ID laws for the first time in 2016, but pressure is building to loosen these restrictions.
The online property database Zillow issued a report this week that suggests sea-level rise could cause almost $1 trillion in property losses by 2100.
Donald Trump hit some major speed bumps on the campaign trail this week, but don’t expect his high-profile supporter Peter Thiel to lend a hand.