U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proposing a 20 percent tax on imported goods. They promise a border tax will return manufacturing jobs to America, but some remain unconvinced. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer look.
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A recent story in the Los Angeles Times lays bare the absurdity of California’s energy landscape and the overwhelming power of for-profit utilities.
According to a recent study, India’s air is becoming the deadliest on Earth — outpacing even China, which loses over a million people a year to air pollution.
The Governors Wind and Solar Energy Coalition, which includes eight Republican and 12 Democratic governors, are trying to convince President Donald Trump to change his tone on clean energy.
Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and President Trump broke the law when they allowed the pipeline to move forward before completing the authorized environmental impact statement.
Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will start hearings to “modernize the Endangered Species Act.” NASA and the Department of Energy could also soon find themselves in the Congressional hot seat.
Sixty percent of companies with revenues greater than $1 billion said the current administration will have “no impact” on their sustainability strategy.
A leading research scholar on business and human rights says she will no longer serve as an advisor for ExxonMobil due to the company’s ongoing litigation against state attorneys general and NGOs.
A universal basic income could be a relatively easy way for Donald Trump to to help the middle class recoup financial losses from the 2008 economic downturn, a key campaign promise. But would he really do it?
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is leasing 10 acres of what used to be peanut and soybean fields for a solar array. The installation will provide about half the electricity needs for his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
The rusty patched bumblebee was to appear on the endangered species list last week. But that will be delayed for at least five weeks due to a federal regulatory freeze. Some conservation groups hold out hope that the bee will have its day, but others aren’t so sure.
Though separated by a border, San Diego and Tijuana function almost as sister cities. Residents cross regularly to work, shop, and visit with friends and family. What do the recent executive orders issued by U.S. President Donald Trump mean to these two cities? How will building a border wall, increasing enforcement at the border and deporting more undocumented individuals impact the region? 3p’s Carl Nettleton speaks with business leaders on both sides of the border to find out.
The veterans have arrived to Standing Rock, signaling further support for the Sioux tribe that says its drinking water source is in danger if the Dakota Access Pipeline goes through. President Donald Trump says he supports an “expedient” approval of the project, but support is growing for the tribe and some cities are rethinking their business with the banks behind the project.