Scott Pruitt’s replacement tells EPA employees, ‘When it comes to leadership, you can’t lead unless you listen.’

Andrew Wheeler touted his time as a career employee at EPA and coal mining heritage, and pledged to act differently from his controversial predecessor, Scott Pruitt.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Scientists may have solved a huge riddle in Earth’s climate past. It doesn’t bode well for the future.

13,000 years ago, a gigantic flood into the Arctic shut down ocean circulation and cooled Europe, researchers say.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Days after Scott Pruitt resigned, several top aides are also calling it quits at EPA

Several top aides to former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt are leaving the agency, less than a week after Pruitt resigned his post.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered More...

By admin On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Watch 10 billion tons of ice fall into the ocean

A 4-mile-long break was recently caught on video at one of Greenland’s biggest glaciers.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Incoming EPA chief: ‘This is the right job for me.’

Andrew Wheeler has spent decades in Washington, working for the government and lobbying on behalf of industry. Now the low-profile policy expert has a very high-profile political job.Chris Mooney writes about energy More...

By admin On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Hawaii just banned your favorite sunscreen to protect its coral reefs

Gov. David Ige (D) signed a bill banning sunscreens that contain chemicals deemed damaging to coral reefs.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns

He was facing more than a dozen federal inquiries.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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The mysterious disappearance of the phrase ‘climate change’ from a CDC website

Weeks before Trump’s inauguration, the phrase “climate change” vanished from a CDC website.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Hawaii is about to ban your favorite sunscreen to protect its coral reefs

Gov. David Ige (D) is expected to sign a bill banning sunscreens that contain chemicals deemed damaging to coral reefs.Chris Mooney writes about energy and the environment. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Saturday, June 30th, 2018
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Top EPA ethics official discloses that he has urged additional investigations into Scott Pruitt

“Additional potential issues regarding Mr. Pruitt have come to my attention through sources within the EPA and media reports,” ethics official Kevin Minoli wrote in a letter to the Office of Government More...