Bill Wehrum, the controversial assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, is leaving as House Democrats investigate his ties to former clients.
Andrew Yang's White House bid has been marked by provocative ideas. His climate proposal could be his most jarring.
The 2020 climate candidate's latest proposal calls for ending federal support for fossil fuels, ramping up prosecutions and putting a new spin on carbon pricing.
If enacted, the bill would make New York the second big state — after California — to go for 100 percent carbon neutrality by midcentury.
Bill Wehrum, a former corporate lawyer, joined three other EPA officials at a Cooler Heads Coalition gathering last year.
Queens produces much of the city's dirty electricity and houses most of its prisoners. A new package of bills aims to "right wrongs."
A new poll shows more than half of American union members support the Green New Deal, as SEIU becomes the first national union to endorse the plan.
Climate change is affecting every social justice struggle. The environmental movement's best-known trans woman of color wants to make that link clear.
“How did we pay for World War II? At the end of the day when something is this important our economy is going to suffer if we don’t pay for it.”
At an MSNBC town hall, the freshman congresswoman vowed to build a base strong enough to challenge the "market fundamentalists."
The Green New Deal resolution drama aside, two GOP lawmakers are pushing proposals that abandon the party's outright climate change denial.
As Republicans force a hasty Senate vote on the climate change plan, presidential candidates push to take it seriously.
In a Democratic field where it's increasingly hard to stand out on climate change, the Vermont senator is quick on the draw with a time-tested campaign move.
The Puerto Rican island of Vieques is still struggling after the hurricanes of 2017, but its most famous tree offers hope.
“I’m running for president because I’m the only candidate who will make defeating climate change our nation’s No. 1 priority."
The oil, gas and coal industries' donations heavily favor the lawmakers who have so far refused to back the only climate policy to match the scale of the crisis.
It's better than nothing, but former EPA officials warn the agency is putting "the health of millions of Americans at risk."