Latest from Steven Mufson
One of President-elect Joe Biden’s very first tasks will be filling the key positions in his White House and Cabinet.
  • Nov 25, 2020
A mining company wants to dig for titanium near the giant wetland in Georgia.
  • Nov 25, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden will name former secretary of state John Kerry as a presidential envoy on climate, according to his transition team, signaling his commitment to elevating the issue of climate change under his administration.
  • Nov 23, 2020
U.S. carbon emissions are set to drop to the lowest level in three decades. A BloombergNEF study says an economic rebound next year won’t completely offset this year’s 9 percent decline, but that quick action is needed to get the United States back on track for its Paris climate accord commitments.
  • Nov 19, 2020
The Amazon chief executive unveiled the first $791 million in donations from his $10 billion Earth Fund devoted to slowing down climate change.
  • Nov 16, 2020
The president abruptly replaced Neil Chatterjee as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chairman on Thursday after he backed a carbon dioxide tax.
  • Nov 6, 2020
Democrats appear likely to remain in charge, but their bullish predictions have fallen short.
  • Nov 4, 2020
Former New York mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is donating to candidates in three states - Texas, Arizona and North Carolina - hoping they can help those states migrate away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy such as solar.
  • Oct 30, 2020
President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement takes effect Nov. 4, one day after the national election. If Democratic candidate Joe Biden wins the White House, he has promised to rejoin the accord.
  • Oct 30, 2020
Gov. Steve Bullock (D) won a lawsuit saying that the ultraconservative public lands official violated federal law.
  • Oct 29, 2020