Top officials harden against climate science since confirmation
President Trump's Cabinet nominees were on message in January when senators drilled them on climate change at their confirmation hearings. One after the other, they distanced themselves from Trump's idea that global warming is a hoax. But after confirmation, those officials changed their tune.
Many staffers plan to weather Trump tempest
U.S. EPA employees aren't rushing for the exits, despite jitters about the Trump administration's direction on the environment and its efforts to give cash incentives to staffers who leave their jobs.
The staffer escape network
With widespread discontent among U.S. EPA staffers over the Trump administration's policies and a push to downsize the agency through buyouts, some career employees are looking to jump ship. Their former colleagues on the outside are ready to help.
The buyouts: A breakdown by office
The pending buyouts for U.S. EPA employees could mean an exodus from the agency's scientific research shop.
Scott Pruitt, Christ follower
The ides of March were the start of a new routine for Scott Pruitt. At 7 a.m., the U.S. EPA administrator met with other Cabinet members for a Bible study session. Since Pruitt came to Washington, little attention has been paid to his evangelical faith and how it helps shape his decisions on the environment. Pruitt has not spoken publicly on the subject, but the views of religious leaders close to him could offer some clues.