government policy

3p Weekend: 14 American Cities Tackling Climate Change Today

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…

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

A confidential memo released by the courts spells out how the Army Corps of Engineers came to believe the Dakota Access Pipeline project…

Transport Companies to Scott Pruitt: Hands Off Clean Diesel

A group of transportation companies and trade associations want to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a piece of their mind.

Can Better Data Improve Gender Equality?

Despite what we have achieved so far this century, women are still at a structural disadvantage in nearly every facet of life. On…

States Lead on Carbon Pricing Amidst Federal Uncertainty

As the future of climate politics remains uncertain at the national level, state legislation becomes a crucial focus. And states across the country…

Trump Stands to Gain Financially from EPA Clean Water Rollbacks

Last week Donald Trump told the EPA to review an Obama-era water rule that protects rivers and streams. But Trump's harshest critics say…

House Resources Committee Seeks $50M to Transfer Public Land to States

The House Resources Committee asked congressional budget writers to reserve $50 million in order to transfer federally-managed lands to state and local governments.

How Trump’s Proposed Climate Science Budget Cuts Will Impact You

The Donald Trump administration is proposing deep cuts to the NOAA’s budget. But it will not stop global warming. It will only make…

Interest in Alberta Tar Sands Oil Wanes, But Keystone XL Pipeline Could Still Pay Off

Oil companies are losing money on Canadian tar sands oil, but production continues and the Keystone XL pipeline could be the big winner.

Greenpeace: Brazil Could Soon Deforest Protected Land

Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision…

Trump’s Manufacturing Roundtable: What U.S. CEOs Want

How do you bring "millions of jobs" back to the U.S.? That was President Trump's signature question for 24 manufacturing leaders at a…

NRDC Prepares for Legal Battle with Trump

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) plans to take legal action to combat the Donald Trump administration’s "anti-environment" agenda, senior officers said in…

Businesses Step Up Efforts to Ensure Paid Family Leave

Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that…

Slashing the EPA Budget Would Endanger The Health Of Millions Of Americans

The Donald Trump administration may slash as much as 25 percent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget and cut its staff by 20…

EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a…