30 Apr '18, 9pm

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Scott Pruitt can’t hold these cities back from a cleaner future. Despite the never-ending stream of environmental inaction at the EPA, local governments across the country are setting goals to move toward renewable energy. In the last week alone: New York City announced plans to power its public buses with electricity by 2040 , starting with 10 electric buses this year. With more than 5,000 buses — the biggest fleet in the country — NYC’s switch from diesel to electric would rein in carbon dioxide emissions and local air pollution, reducing health care costs. In Los Angeles , the city council unanimously voted to advance a proposal for a “Climate Emergency Mobilization Department,” a group that would work to cut the city’s emissions . Council members cited mudslides and wildfires as key factors in their decision. Minneapolis is shifting to 100 percent renewable electricity...

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grist.org 01 May '18, 5pm

On Alaska’s West Coast, the feeble April sun is shining this week on a fresh spot of open water . The sea ice found there ...

Clean Water Coalition Submits 56,700+ Comments ...

sierraclub.org 30 Apr '18, 7pm

Comment Period for Scott Pruitt’s Proposal to Rollback EPA Protections Against Toxic Coal Ash Ends Today WASHINGTON, D.C. ...

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grist.org 01 May '18, 8pm

Even a decade ago, only small populations of lone star ticks were found in the northeastern U.S. As climate change shifts ...

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grist.org 03 May '18, 8pm

The last time atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were this high, millions of years ago, the planet was very different. For ...

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grist.org 08 May '18, 11am

The time you waste sitting in traffic is annoying, but the air pollution it causes is even worse! To have a mobile, health...

What! Registered and can’t vote? So what can yo...

harismibrahim.wordpress.com 26 Apr '18, 9am

You just turned 21 years on 1st January, 2018, and the first thing you did was to go register as a voter so that you could...

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grist.org 25 Apr '18, 10am

Worse than the 1906 earthquake. Worse than eight Hurricane Katrinas. Worse than every wildfire in California history, comb...

Pruitt blames everyone but himself for EPA cont...

grist.org 26 Apr '18, 9pm

Pruitt blames everyone but himself for EPA controversies. The EPA administrator has racked up more than 40 scandals and 10...

Pruitt Prepares Block on Scientific Studies Tha...

ecowatch.com 25 Apr '18, 1pm

Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt. Official White House Photo / Mitchell Resnick Pruitt Pr...

Scott Pruitt Digs Himself Even Deeper at Energy...

sierraclub.org 26 Apr '18, 5pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Scott Pruitt faced harsh and at times hostile questions from both Democrats and Republicans whi...

What to Watch as Pruitt Takes the Hot Seat on C...

ecowatch.com 26 Apr '18, 1pm

Forty national civil rights, labor, conservation and environmental groups took out a full-page ad Thursday calling for Pru...

Our air is worse than the EPA says.

Our air is worse than the EPA says.

grist.org 01 May '18, 8pm

Our air is worse than the EPA says. The prevailing wisdom is that U.S. air pollution has been on a steady decline since th...

People don't hold back.

hypebeast.com 01 May '18, 5am

Though they are considered to be the most powerful superheroes in the world, it doesn’t look like the Avengers are immune ...

Earth to Pruitt: Americans say keep Clean Power...

nrdc.org 27 Apr '18, 9pm

One thing that echoed through the halls of Capitol Hill this week: Scott Pruitt is so far out of touch with the public he’...

This EPA spokesperson is done defending Scott Pruitt.

This EPA spokesperson is done defending Scott P...

grist.org 03 May '18, 8pm

This EPA spokesperson is done defending Scott Pruitt. As the agency’s top public affairs official, Liz Bowman faced a diff...