In our Wednesday news wrap, a lawyer for Michael Cohen defended Cohen’s denials that he had sought a presidential pardon. A letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., chair of the House Oversight Committee, stated that Cohen hadn’t “personally” asked President…
The sixth Global Environment Outlook indicates environmental problems are making things more dangerous for people.
By Seth Borenstein, Christina Larson, Associated Press
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, an unusual phenomenon has appeared in a river in Westbrook, Maine: A giant ice disk that spans about 100 yards across and spins counter-clockwise. The disk is a natural although uncommon occurrence…
By Julia Griffin
Andrew Wheeler, the EPA's acting head, appeared before a Senate committee for confirmation hearings in his bid to keep the position on a permanent basis. But the government shutdown has brought many of the EPA's daily operations to a halt,…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration is poised to withdraw federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to weaken landmark water rules.
By Matthew Kahn, University of Southern California– Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
The late president, who majored in economics at Yale, believed that market-based solutions could protect the environment at lower cost than other strategies.
On Friday, the federal government released its most dramatic report yet on the effects of climate change. According to scientists, the country is already experiencing serious consequences from rising global temperatures, including more frequent and severe storms, fires and flooding.
Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore warns that climate change could be an “existential threat” and calls President Trump’s response an “outlier reaction.” In a wide-ranging interview, Judy Woodruff speaks with Gore about Hurricane Michael, President Trump,…
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