Latest from Juliet Eilperin
President Trump has weakened or wiped out more than 125 rules and policies aimed at protecting the nation’s air, water and land since taking office, with nearly 40 more rollbacks underway, according to a Washington Post analysis.
  • Oct 30, 2020
Career employees have come under siege as a president and his political appointees have attacked bureaucrats they view as resistant.
  • Oct 29, 2020
Democrats agree that climate change must be addressed. But within the party there are big disagreements about what to do.
  • Oct 25, 2020
Climate change virtually disappeared from presidential debates for two decades until last month, when there was simply no avoiding it, in a year marked by record wildfires, devastating hurricanes and other climate-related catastrophes such as drought and floods.
  • Oct 22, 2020
America’s patchwork pandemic response has led to wide disparities in data reporting and even in definitions for basic medical concepts. States have adopted divergent and sometimes unscientific approaches to disease control in the absence of federal standards, which experts say have allowed the coronavirus to spread.
  • Oct 7, 2020
After stalling it for months, a top Trump official released a polar bear study Friday that highlights their vulnerability to climate change, saying he wanted to be "satisfied" with its underlying science before making it public.
  • Oct 2, 2020
A group of environmentalists posed as potential investors in a controversial Alaska gold mine secretly recorded video conversations with top executives who are trying to get federal approvals for the project . These tapes, made public Monday, provide a rare glimpse into how the men behind Pebble Mine have wielded their political influence, getting access to the Trump White House through Alaska's governor, and making donations to reward some lawmakers while punishing others.
  • Sep 30, 2020
A top official at the Interior Department has delayed the release of a key study of polar bears in Alaska that could affect oil and gas drilling, according to documents obtained by The Post.
  • Sep 30, 2020