In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment. A new timeline documents rollbacks, budget cuts and more.
A recent article from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy uses a NERA Economic Consulting study as evidence that meeting U.S. climate change commitments will cause economic hardship, particularly in the manufacturing sector. WRI researchers found that the Chamber’s conclusions are based on a decarbonization pathway that is unrealistic and unnecessarily costly.
Science has never been quite so threatened in the United States. That's why this weekend's March for Science—and the actions that follow—are so important.
The Pacific Northwest gets even greener with a new offering that enables companies and cities to access renewable energy.
As senior advisers converge on the White House, here are five huge reasons President Trump should keep the United States in the Paris Agreement.
The 2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will gather corporate buyers, service providers, developers, financiers, utilities and non-profit organizations in Santa Clara, CA, September 17-19, 2017.
More Americans now work in solar, wind and energy efficiency than in coal, natural gas and oil. Where these jobs are located may surprise you.
We’ve now entered a new world order when it comes to the acceptance — or rather, the denial — of scientific fact.
The Trump administration's sweeping executive order, signed this week, aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, a move that will set the United States back and allow other countries to take the lead in cleaner energy that creates jobs and improves people's lives. WRI's Sam Adams explains.
President Donald Trump's latest executive order aims to roll back many of the core elements of U.S. climate strategy, a move that threatens America's health and the country's economic prosperity. Here are details of the order's major provisions and their potential impact.
A Heritage Foundation report on the costs of climate action is full of holes, but repeatedly cited by policymakers.
The most recent communique from the G20 drops all references to climate change, a move reportedly instigated by the United States, Saudi Arabia and others. The omission is a setback, as climate finance benefits U.S. jobs and exports and is key to meeting global climate targets.
The social cost of carbon helps analysts assess the economic benefits of climate action and costs of inaction. Dropping it, as the Trump administration is considering, will prevent the government from using the best available science in decision-making or holding polluters accountable.
Today President Trump released his blueprint for America’s budget, with the two hardest hit agencies being the Environment Protection Agency and the State Department – with cuts amounting to 31% and 29% respectively.
Today Administrator Scott Pruitt and Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that the EPA intends to review vehicle standard rules that were developed by President Obama together with the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2010.
Fuel efficiency standards save Americans money at the pump while cutting pollution and helping automakers stay competitive. Yet the Trump administration is on the verge of calling for their review.
The Trump administration is expected to release an executive order that would direct the EPA to roll back the Clean Power Plan. The move will hurt America's economy, health and security.
A growing body of research shows that a strong economy and a healthy environment are not only complementary; each depends on the other.