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New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser

New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser

New candidates to lead the Council on Environmental Quality have emerged after the withdrawal of Kathleen Hartnett White, who drew criticism for calling carbon dioxide the “gas of life.”

Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant

Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant

Air pollution in Los Angeles last year.

Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

Tugboats pulled a Chevron production platform toward the Gulf of Mexico in 2013.

Climate Change Brought a Lobster Boom. Now It Could Cause a Bust.

Climate Change Brought a Lobster Boom. Now It Could Cause a Bust.

Dave Cousens, a lobsterman, begins his day before sunrise in South Thomaston, Me.

Trump’s New Pollution Rules Still Won’t Save the Coal Industry

Trump’s New Pollution Rules Still Won’t Save the Coal Industry

President Trump entering a rally on Tuesday in Charleston, W.Va., where his promises to support the coal industry have been popular even though his administration predicts its continued decline.

That Recent Brutally Cold Weather? It’s Getting Rarer

That Recent Brutally Cold Weather? It’s Getting Rarer

A false-color satellite image taken Jan. 6 over the Great Lakes. Clouds appear as white, with snow and ice darker.

E.P.A. Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show

E.P.A. Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show

Workers removed asbestos debris from the site of a home destroyed by a wildfire in Coffey Park, Calif., in December. The E.P.A. has proposed new rules governing use of the material.

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

The site of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2013.

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

A bald eagle, which the Endangered Species Act is credited with reviving, in Alaska. Critics of the act say that it has become a tool that limits people’s livelihoods.

How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

Rice farmers in southeastern China. More than 2 billion people worldwide rely on rice as a primary food source.

E.P.A. Emails Show an Effort to Shield Pruitt From Public Scrutiny

E.P.A. Emails Show an Effort to Shield Pruitt From Public Scrutiny

Scott Pruitt, facing a photograph of Yosemite National Park, on Capitol Hill in April.

Pruitt Had a $50-a-Day Condo Linked to Lobbyists. Their Client’s Project Got Approved.

Pruitt Had a $50-a-Day Condo Linked to Lobbyists. Their Client’s Project Got Approved.

The site of an Enbridge pipeline in Kinosis, Alberta. The E.P.A. has signed off on a proposal to expand one of its lines.

In Alaska, a Deal Is Made for a Controversial Road Inside a Refuge

In Alaska, a Deal Is Made for a Controversial Road Inside a Refuge

Geese swimming in Izembek Lagoon in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.

Trapped on an Island With Wolves, the Only Way Out for These Caribou Was Up

Trapped on an Island With Wolves, the Only Way Out for These Caribou Was Up

Caribou were released after being flown to the Slate Islands in Lake Superior on Saturday.

What Land Will Be Underwater in 20 Years? Figuring It Out Could Be Lucrative

What Land Will Be Underwater in 20 Years? Figuring It Out Could Be Lucrative

The Battery area of Charleston, S.C., after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. Companies are seeking better climate forecasts to assess the risks of operating in the area.


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