Zinke's answer about temperature is called 'stupid'
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke evaded questions yesterday about the extent of rising temperatures during a Senate budget hearing for an agency that oversees fossil fuel development on a fifth of the nation's land.
Can Buddha's bodhi tree be used against deforestation?
Religious and indigenous leaders are set to meet today in an inaugural attempt to broaden the coalition protecting tropical forests, by bringing spirituality into the currently policy-heavy agenda.
Zinke wants oil revenue to fund NPS backlog
A sea wall located just 4 miles from the Interior Department's headquarters in Washington is at the top of a long list of backlogged maintenance projects amounting to more than $11 billion. To make those fixes, the department's new secretary, Ryan Zinke, has called for additional offshore oil drilling to raise money for projects that are sometimes meant to prevent damage associated with climate change.
Trump started using 'dominance.' Now his Cabinet is
"Energy independence" is out, and "energy dominance" is in. Trump administration officials are using a new term to describe America's energy policy that aggressively pushes past the decades-old aspiration in the United States to break free from its addiction to imported energy.
Zinke previews agency reorganization
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today fleshed out plans to reorganize the sprawling department, pitching lawmakers on a "joint system" that would shift federal employees from Washington to the field.