government policy

Lawsuits Brew Against Scott Pruitt, EPA for Illegal Legislative ‘Obstructions’

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and his agency are being sued by the Center for Biological Diversity -- again.

DOE Grid Reliability Study Threatens Renewable Energy Branding

Critics say a mysterious new Energy Department study aims to curb wind and solar growth -- and warn the outcome could crimp green…

With Net Neutrality Under Siege, Millions Rally Online for Internet Equality

Net neutrality fans are not taking this one lying down: Millions signed petitions and bombarded the FCC with comments after Thursday's proposal to…

LCV Scorecard Highlights Environmental Leaders in Congressional Caucuses of Color

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released a scorecard exclusively for members of Congress who sit on caucuses representing people of color, another…

Study: Obamacare Helps Self-Employed Californians and Those Working For Small Businesses

Self-employed Californians and those working for small businesses increasingly rely on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare coverage, according to the University of…

Nonprofit Files Suit Against Trump Administration to Protect Alaskan Wildlife

The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration over wildlife preservation rollbacks. The fight goes beyond the battle of executive actions…

Future Shock In The Autonomous Electric Vehicle Economy

The autonomous electric vehicle economy is poised to deliver lower costs that will reshape our lives. The "mobility as a service" sector is…

Trump Administration Will Invest $23.6 Million in Water Reclamation

The project comes out of the Department of the Interior, which notes a pending water crisis in part due to climate change.

Tiffany & Co. Makes Its Point: Presidents Come and Go, But Diamonds are Forever

Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over…

Donald Trump’s ‘Goofy’ Trade War With Canada: Explained

Over the last few months, the Donald Trump administration has learned a hard fact: America's mild-mannered neighbors to the north have a back…

Corporate Interests Clash Over Paris Climate Agreement

While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American…

Europeans Warm To the Idea of a Universal Basic Income

Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren't…

AHCA Is A Disaster For Your Health and Wallet

The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to analyze the bill. But analyses by the Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Family Foundation and AARP…

How Will the Trump Administration Affect Environmental NGOs?

Will a Donald Trump presidency negatively affect NGOs and nonprofits dedicated to a science-backed policy agenda for regulating energy production, emissions standards and…

Policy Points: How Business Can Address Healthcare, Regulations and Pay Equity

Now more than ever, business leaders must stand together and tell lawmakers that “what business wants” are policies that fully account for any…