Laughter and protests greeted the United States’ embrace of continued fossil fuel production as global temperatures continue to rise.
The impact is questionable: “There are not going to be any new coal plants built in the U.S., with or without this,” one critic said of the proposal.
The figures suggested there is no clear end in sight to the growth of humanity's contribution to climate change.
The agency’s inspector general calls inquiries into his condo rental deal with a lobbyist and job search for his wife “inconclusive.”
One Texas A&M scientist called his comments “idiotic,” saying, “How can one possibly respond to this?”
Scientists are more certain than ever that climate change is already impacting the United States, and that it is going to be very expensive.
“I intend to focus on my family, fight these unfounded accusations and ultimately clear my name," Trey Glenn wrote in a resignation letter.
During a Medal of Freedom ceremony Friday, President Trump announced that he would nominate Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to head the agency. The move elevates a former lobbyist and longtime Capitol Hill staffer, who has avoided the missteps of his predecessor, Scott Pruitt.
Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. At least five deaths have been linked to the storm, according to officials.