Nation of 330 islands will lead summit. Meet Fiji's negotiator
Fiji will be the first small island nation to lead a U.N. conference on climate change when global talks commence in Germany this November. The country also has the distinction of overseeing the first round of talks since President Trump began the slow process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement.
DOE's Dan Simmons on his dad, energy 'optionality,' stress
Life in the Trump administration has been anything but ordinary for Dan Simmons.
From Alaska to the South to leading an energy industry group
Nikki Martin is not the typical oil and gas industry trade association executive. The 34-year-old Alaskan leads the Houston-based International Association of Geophysical Contractors, making her the first female president in the group's history.
Ex-Obama EPA official on Scott Pruitt, Huck Finn, blues harp
Environmental lawyer Rob Verchick isn't optimistic about the state of global efforts to slash carbon emissions, but he still has hope.
Former sniper on his new conservation mission, Zinke
Military veterans have vocally protested recent pipeline projects, but some, like Garett Reppenhagen, have also worked more quietly behind the scenes, lobbying lawmakers on issues from national monuments and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to methane flaring restrictions.
Ex-DOE scientist on starting activist group, opposing Trump
Jane Zelikova helped launch a grass-roots science advocacy group in the wake of President Trump's election last fall that has attracted more than 20,000 women.