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Pruitt’s Successor Wants Rollbacks, Too. And He Wants Them to Stick.

Pruitt’s Successor Wants Rollbacks, Too. And He Wants Them to Stick.

Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is moving more slowly to cut regulations than his predecessor, Scott Pruitt.

Two Top Aides to Scott Pruitt Quit the E.P.A. Unexpectedly

Two Top Aides to Scott Pruitt Quit the E.P.A. Unexpectedly

Albert Kelly, who ran the Superfund program, at a public E.P.A. meeting in Butte, Mont., in April.

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida on Tuesday. “My top priority is to ensure that Florida’s natural resources are protected,” he said last week.

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.

Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Lake Urmia, in northwestern Iran, has diminished by nearly 90 percent since the early 1970s.

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.

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.

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.

Scott Pruitt, Under Fire, Plans to Initiate a Big Environmental Rollback

Scott Pruitt, Under Fire, Plans to Initiate a Big Environmental Rollback

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, speaking with farmers in South Dakota on Tuesday.

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.

Bigger, Faster Avalanches, Triggered by Climate Change

Bigger, Faster Avalanches, Triggered by Climate Change

A satellite image showing the aftermath of two avalanches in western Tibet in 2016, when two glaciers on the Aru range collapsed and spread across five miles. Researchers say this unusual event was due to climate change.

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.

Scott Pruitt’s Rocky Relationship With His Aides Set the Stage for His Fall

Scott Pruitt’s Rocky Relationship With His Aides Set the Stage for His Fall

Many of Scott Pruitt’s most loyal E.P.A. appointees left the agency before he resigned on Thursday.

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.

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.

Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.

Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.

A fin whale was carved up last month at Iceland’s only whaling station, in a fjord north of the capital, Reykjavik.


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