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Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Icebergs in the northern Weddell Sea off Antarctica.

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to roll back Obama-era rules.

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

Passenger planes at the Phoenix airport in July. Greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes and trucking increased sharply in 2018.

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, with his top policy adviser, Samantha Dravis, at Trump Tower in 2016. Ms. Dravis has resigned.

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency chief, at the White House on Tuesday.

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

The Chinese public, coping with pollution like this in Shanghai last year, has grown increasingly worried about environmental issues like smog, water quality and soil pollution.

Solar Power Is Burning Bright. But It’s Hardly Twilight for Fossil Fuels.

Solar Power Is Burning Bright. But It’s Hardly Twilight for Fossil Fuels.

New panels in India. Solar power accounted for more than a third of all electricity from energy sources that came online in 2017.

Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Rented Residence From Wife of Energy Lobbyist

Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Rented Residence From Wife of Energy Lobbyist

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has been the subject of questions from the House Oversight Committee about his travel expenses.

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

A technician searching for methane leaks with an infrared camera in Damascus, Ark.

California Strikes Back Against the Trump Administration’s Auto Pollution Rollback

California Strikes Back Against the Trump Administration’s Auto Pollution Rollback

Mary Nichols, who heads the California Air Resources Board, has vowed to fight the federal government’s proposed changes.

How a Coal Baron’s Wish List Became President Trump’s To-Do List

How a Coal Baron’s Wish List Became President Trump’s To-Do List

Robert E. Murray, chief executive of the largest coal mining company in the United States, at a Clean Power Plan hearing in Charleston, W.Va., in November.

Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked

Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked

A northern spotted owl in Point Reyes, Calif.; protections for the owls led to debate over the economies of communities concentrated around timber harvests.

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.

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.

Lowe’s Drops Paint Strippers Blamed in Dozens of Deaths

Lowe’s Drops Paint Strippers Blamed in Dozens of Deaths

Lowe’s says it will voluntarily stop selling paint strippers that contain two dangerous chemicals. A proposal to ban the chemicals is before the E.P.A.

These Birds Are Racing to Their Mating Grounds. It’s Exhausting.

These Birds Are Racing to Their Mating Grounds. It’s Exhausting.

Barnacle geese over England. Ideally, they arrive in the Arctic when the grasses, roots and mosses they eat are at their prime.


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