government policy

Trump’s Science Budget Slash Will Impact Business, Too

President Donald Trump is living up to his campaign promises with a preliminary budget that puts heavy focus on defense funding and cuts…

Happiness: Redefining the Formula for Genuine Prosperity

Today, an increasingly wide range of experts argue that measuring government performance purely in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) is no longer…

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

The European Union is on track to meet its 2020 clean-energy goals, and some member states have already blown past their benchmarks.

Why the Social Cost of Carbon Is Critical for America to Make Sound Policies

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This…

U.S. Wind Energy Blasts Forward With New $9 Million Offshore Lease

Development of wind energy resources along the Atlantic coast took another giant step forward with the award of a new $9 million lease…

3p Weekend: We’re Keeping Up With the White House So You Don’t Have To

The hottest news items centered around Trump's proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn't. But that's far from all that happened…

Trump Budget Swings Heavy Hammer at Federal Agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash…

Your Funding Was Cut . . . Now What?

Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump's budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy…

Trump Administration Will Review Obama-Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

In a visit to Michigan this week, U.S. President Donald Trump put a halt to fuel-efficiency programs bolstered by his predecessor -- and…

Protests Mount Against Trump’s Proposed Domestic Spending Cuts

Drastic cuts will impede society's ability to predict extreme weather and other impacts of climate change.

The American Health Care Act Is Fake Health Care

The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care -- but it…

Signs Of Bust Behind Ivanka Sales Boom?

The Ivanka fashion brand is reveling in favorable reports after taking a hit attributed to a consumer boycott, but the joy may be…

Some Say Trump’s Interior Pick Could Sell Off Federal Lands

The Donald Trump administration's new Secretary of Interior claims to be a "modern Teddy Roosevelt," but his voting record tells a different story.

Tech Companies Continue to Oppose U.S. Travel Ban

Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber…

Trump Will Continue Obama’s Biggest Environmental Mistake: More Drilling

For all of former U.S. President Barack Obama's positive moves on clean energy and environmental protection, one glaring black mark remains on his…