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Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

A bald eagle, which the Endangered Species Act is credited with reviving, in Alaska. Critics of the act say that it has become a tool that limits people’s livelihoods.

In the Trump Administration, Science Is Unwelcome. So Is Advice.

In the Trump Administration, Science Is Unwelcome. So Is Advice.

President Trump is the first president since 1941 not to name a science adviser.

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency chief, at the White House on Tuesday.

Top Trump Officials Clash Over Plan to Let Cars Pollute More

Top Trump Officials Clash Over Plan to Let Cars Pollute More

The acting administrator of the E.P.A., Andrew K. Wheeler, has expressed concern that a planned Trump administration rollback of auto-emissions rules might be vulnerable in court.

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida on Tuesday. “My top priority is to ensure that Florida’s natural resources are protected,” he said last week.

White House Aides Are Urging President Trump to Fire Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. Chief

White House Aides Are Urging President Trump to Fire Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. Chief

Scott Pruitt on Capitol Hill last month. White House staff members say they are confident that if Mr. Pruitt leaves, his deputy will continue to implement the president’s deregulatory agenda.

Banned Ozone-Harming Gas Creeps Back, Suggesting a Mystery Source

Banned Ozone-Harming Gas Creeps Back, Suggesting a Mystery Source

Refrigerators at a dump in New Orleans in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina. Chlorofluorocarbons were once commonly used as a refrigerant in appliances like these, but have been banned since 2010.

Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant

Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant

Air pollution in Los Angeles last year.

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country

Tori Venable, Tennessee state director of Americans for Prosperity, left, helping volunteers in Nashville prepare for canvassing against a mass-transit proposal.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

Residents of New Delhi in June. Extreme heat hits poor and already-hot regions like South Asia especially hard.

A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road.

A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road.

Innaarsuit, on the west coast of Greenland, this week. The iceberg rises about 300 feet above the water level.

Trump to Withdraw Nomination of Climate Skeptic as Top Environmental Adviser

Trump to Withdraw Nomination of Climate Skeptic as Top Environmental Adviser

Kathleen Hartnett White at Trump Tower in Manhattan in 2016.

Global Warming’s Toll on Coral Reefs: As if They’re ‘Ravaged by War’

Global Warming’s Toll on Coral Reefs: As if They’re ‘Ravaged by War’

A researcher examined bleached coral at Zenith Reef, in the northern section of the Great Barrier Reef, in November 2016.

E.P.A. Announces a New Rule. One Likely Effect: Less Science in Policymaking.

E.P.A. Announces a New Rule. One Likely Effect: Less Science in Policymaking.

Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator. Critics of the proposed measure say it will undercut the agency’s ability to protect public health.

‘Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change

‘Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change

Shaktoolik is one of 31 towns and cities in Alaska that may need to relocate because protective sea ice is vanishing, leaving shorelines exposed to erosion by fierce waves.

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to roll back Obama-era rules.


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