The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps leased land to electric utilities for the installation of solar arrays under President Barack Obama to combat global warming and provide military bases with backup energy. But under Donald Trump it’s unclear the degree to which the Pentagon will make use of the solar projects.
The climate change report the Trump administration released on Thanksgiving weekend could provide legal ammunition for states such as California, which are suing and threatening suits over regulatory rollbacks that could increase greenhouse gas emissions.
South Florida Democrat Ted Deutch introduces a bipartisan carbon tax bill to reduce carbon emissions after the Trump administration released a damaging climate change report last week, the first bill in years sponsored by Republicans and Democrats that would tax carbon.
Residents of the western United States should prepare for a potential tripling of large wildfires in coming decades, a new federal report stated Friday, adding that the region should also expect additional water shortages.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s most recent environmental project, a fee on carbon emitters, was rejected by voters on election night. But if Inslee runs for president, as many expect, environmental issues are likely to be the centerpiece of his campaign.
The California Air Resources Board on Friday told automakers they must comply with the state’s rules on greenhouse gas emissions even as Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency moves to relax standards
America’s national parks are becoming warmer and drier than other U.S. landscapes, threatening iconic ecosystems from the Everglades in Florida to Joshua Tree in California to Denali in Alaska, according to a new climate change study.