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.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
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.”
Mustafa Ali, the Environmental Protection Agency’s chief environmental justice officer, announced his resignation as his office faces deep cuts and even elimination.
Yet again, President Trump used the media’s frothiness to direct public conversation away from dark corners he’d prefer to hide. Yesterday’s executive order is a classic example of why we need to pay attention to whatever Trump chooses NOT to tweet about. The E.O. provides the tools for dismantling all of the dearest services and protections our government provides.
The Donald Trump administration’s new Secretary of Interior claims to be a “modern Teddy Roosevelt,” but his voting record tells a different story.
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.
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.