As the country faces an increasing number of billion-dollar disasters, federal officials are considering scaling back that spending, aiming to save taxpayer money and encourage states to prepare for disasters with their own resources.
By Emily S. Bernhardt
The difference between coal and renewable energy is not whether they each pollute, but the forms that pollution takes, writes Duke University ecologist Emily S. Bernhardt.
By Michael Biesecker and John Flesher, Associated Press
While President Donald Trump's beliefs about global warming remain something of a mystery, his actions make one thing clear: He doesn't consider it a problem for the federal government to solve.
By Robert Stavins
The announcement by President Trump that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement was based neither on real science nor sound economics.
By Jill Colvin and Jack Gillum, Associated Press
Trump has openly challenged the scientific consensus that the climate is changing and man-made carbon emissions are largely to blame.
The White House stood firmly by President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement on Friday. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt delivered an energetic defense, saying the U.S. has nothing to be apologetic about. But the announcement touched off…
How did politics play into President Trump’s move to withdraw the U.S. from the global agreement on combating climate change? Judy Woodruff analyzes the decision with Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org, plus the…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump announced he was pulling the U.S. from the global agreement aimed at decreasing the impact of climate change. Also, the president has decided against moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv…
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s released a statement calling President Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris accord an “insane course of action.” Brown joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the potential consequences of this withdrawal and how California…
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