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A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule

A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule

New York attorney general Letitia James has had a busy start to the week. On Monday, she announced plans to sue the Trump administration over its gutting of the Endangered Species Act. And on Tuesday,

The Latest Casualty of President Trump’s Budget Cuts? Honeybees

Only a complete moron would not see the importance of the honeybee in our ecosystem.

Trump Administration Buries Studies Proving Effects of Climate Change

As far as climate change goes, the ethos of the Trump White House has been: out of sight, out of mind.
A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of hackers believed to spy on ships passing through the
A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of hackers believed to spy on ships passing through the

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan

Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power
Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Rule regulates emissions at the power-plant level versus at the state level.
Trump's EPA Knows Its New Coal Rule Could Kill 1,400 People Per Year

Trump's EPA Knows Its New Coal Rule Could Kill 1,400 People Per Year

The Affordable Clean Energy rule prioritizes making coal-fired plants more efficient.
Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be

It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to
The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
Trump’s EPA announces new plan to save the coal industry. Experts say it won’t.

Trump’s EPA announces new plan to save the coal industry. Experts say it won’t.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Wednesday one of President Donald Trump’s biggest efforts yet to rescue coal, even as projections show the industry in a downward spiral largely
Trump’s EPA is ‘cooking the books’ to justify its attack on clean air rules

Trump’s EPA is ‘cooking the books’ to justify its attack on clean air rules

Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to distort the way it measures the benefits of some of the agency’s most impactful policies, regulations that safeguard human health by
Trump’s rollbacks would increase CO2 emissions by more than 200 million tons annually, report finds

Trump’s rollbacks would increase CO2 emissions by more than 200 million tons annually, report finds

The Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to weaken or dismantle climate efforts would increase CO2 emissions by more than 200 million tons annually, taking a severe toll on public health, according
Trump’s proposed repeal of Clean Power Plan denounced

Trump’s proposed repeal of Clean Power Plan denounced

Clean air advocates traveled to Chicago on Monday to attend the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) only public hearing on its proposal to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan with a much less
Everything Trump said about the Paris climate deal was a lie. His own EPA just confirmed it.

Everything Trump said about the Paris climate deal was a lie. His own EPA just confirmed it.

Everything President Trump has said about President Obama’s climate plan and why he had to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord turns out to be a lie. That’s the inescapable
Environmental law experts find major legal flaws in Trump’s replacement for Clean Power Plan

Environmental law experts find major legal flaws in Trump’s replacement for Clean Power Plan

Opponents of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants are already gearing up for a legal fight against the Trump administration. Clean air
Trump's new coal rules will hit poor and black people hardest

Trump's new coal rules will hit poor and black people hardest

The EPA's own analysis shows poor and black communities take 50 percent more pollution from burning coal than the general population.
Trump’s Climate Plan Could Do More Damage Than No Plan At All

Trump’s Climate Plan Could Do More Damage Than No Plan At All

President Donald Trump supports the coal industry and denies climate change, so it surprised few last year when he announced his intention to kill the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s
The Trump Administration Admits It's OK Letting People Die from Dirty Air

The Trump Administration Admits It's OK Letting People Die from Dirty Air

Compared to an Obama-era rule, the EPA's new proposed regulation would cause as many as 1,400 deaths a year by 2030.
EPA’s new power plant rule shows Trump is fine with ‘runaway climate change,’ green groups say

EPA’s new power plant rule shows Trump is fine with ‘runaway climate change,’ green groups say

The Trump administration released a plan on Tuesday to regulate greenhouse gas emissions at existing electric power plants as part of an effort to roll back President Barack Obama’s signature plan to