Democrats fail to land fatal blow in Pruitt hearing
Scott Pruitt doesn't think climate change is a hoax and says he believes U.S. EPA has an obligation to regulate planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions. But Democrats and environmental advocates aren't breathing any sighs of relief.
How Scott Pruitt rode a wave of federalism to power
Scott Pruitt was in the right place at the right time in 2011, just as the Obama administration was preparing to unleash a torrent of new environmental regulations. As a state senator in oil-and-gas-rich Oklahoma, Pruitt unsuccessfully ran for higher office twice before launching a bid for attorney general. Then, in 2010, he latched onto a winning conservative campaign issue: massive government overreach. Voters liked what they heard.
U.S. Chamber: Other countries won't meet Paris targets
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue yesterday pledged to be a partner to President-elect Donald Trump in his quest to slash fossil fuel regulations, build out infrastructure and overhaul the tax code.
'Science and reason matter,' Obama implores in final speech
A hopeful President Obama delivered his farewell address to America last night, making a final plea for democratic engagement and fact-based debate, including on climate change.
POWER PLAN HUB
Nominees scrutinized as EIA highlights uncertain energy future
The federal government's latest energy projections are out, and they underscore just how much could change in the power sector under President-elect Donald Trump.