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The Energy 202: Biden administration puts freeze on federal fossil fuel leases and permits

The move may be the beginning of a more permanent ban promised by Biden.
  • Jan 22, 2021

The Energy 202: Biden's extremely busy Day 1 on climate change

The new president spent much of his first day in office signing orders, staffing up departments and laying plans for the days ahead.
  • Jan 21, 2021

Who Joe Biden picked to fill his Cabinet

Here are the people Joe Biden chose to fill his Cabinet. Among his picks: White House veterans, but many historical firsts.
  • Jan 19, 2021

The Energy 202: The pipeline fights are only beginning for Biden

The incoming president will cancel Keystone XL. But other pipelines are proposed.
  • Jan 19, 2021

The Energy 202: Trump administration jams in environmental rollbacks in final days

The new rules set up a clash with President-elect Joe Biden.
  • Jan 18, 2021

In Trump’s last days, a spree of environmental rollbacks

The Trump administration went on a final spree of environmental rollbacks with just days left in office, scaling back standards for equipment Americans use to heat their homes, habitat for the northern spotted owl, and protections for conservation lands in California and Utah.
  • Jan 15, 2021

The Energy 202: Biden's new hires show West Wing will be center of gravity on climate push

The president-elect announced the planned hires of more than a half-dozen new West Wing climate staffers Thursday.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Biden swells the ranks of his White House climate team

He named a raft of additional hires Thursday to his climate team, forming what observers say is the most robust climate-focused group assembled in the West Wing.
  • Jan 14, 2021

The Energy 202: Nonviolent climate activists reconsider protest tactics in Capitol after mob attack

Planned disruptions of committee hearings and peaceful sit-ins at lawmakers' offices are on pause.
  • Jan 14, 2021

The Energy 202: Oil companies reconsider political spending after attack on Capitol

Some are joining the chorus in corporate America suspending donations to politicians after a pro-Trump mob stormed Congress.
  • Jan 12, 2021