Latest from Juliet Eilperin

In the climate change fight, the Interior Department becomes a battlefield

The struggle over a top Interior Department leadership post is just one example how the agency has become the first major battlefield in the brewing fight over President Biden’s climate change.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

President Biden is unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
  • Apr 6, 2021

White House unveils $2 trillion infrastructure and climate plan, setting up giant battle over size and cost of government

The White House on Wednesday unveiled an approximately $2 trillion jobs plan focused on infrastructure and the climate, a blueprint that represents President Biden’s vision for how to reshape the U.S. economy.
  • Apr 1, 2021

Biden’s infrastructure plan aims to turbocharge U.S. shift from fossil fuels

The president plans to use the muscle and vast resources of the federal government to intervene in electricity markets, speed the growth of solar and wind energy, and foster technological breakthroughs in clean power.
  • Mar 31, 2021

Auto negotiations test Biden’s vow to create a climate-friendly future

Under pressure from automakers, unions and environmentalists, the administration faces tough choices ahead as it prepares to unveil a massive infrastructure plan.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Biden’s infrastructure and climate plan emerges as congressional wrangling begins

Liberal Democrats push the president to go bigger on climate mitigation, while Republicans balk at proposed tax hikes.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Biden administration launches major push to expand offshore wind power

The White House said it would push to bring 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power online by the end of the decade, by speeding permitting for projects off the East Coast and funding changes to U.S. ports.
  • Mar 29, 2021

The island where it rained oil

On the island of St. Croix sits one of the first major tests for President Biden's commitment to environmental justice: a major oil refinery coaxed back to life in the final days of the Trump administration.
  • Mar 25, 2021

White House pulls nominee for Interior’s No. 2 post after opposition from centrists

Biden administration withdraws lawyer Elizabeth Klein’s name from consideration after Sens. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) raised objections.
  • Mar 23, 2021