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    ‘I Don’t Know How You Survive This One’: Pruitt’s Condo Scandal Could Be His Last

    ‘I Don’t Know How You Survive This One’: Pruitt’s Condo Scandal Could Be His Last

    From premium airfare to round-the-clock security, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt‘s receipts have raised alarm bells before, but could his latest controversy be the last straw? During television appearances Sunday, several lawmakers and former Trump officials condemned the industry-friendly EPA administrator’s alleged $50-a-night deal at a D.C. townhouse co-owned by an energy […]

    100+ Cities Now Powered by at Least 70% Renewables

    100+ Cities Now Powered by at Least 70% Renewables

    A growing list of cities and municipalities is leading a renewable energy revolution that their national governments either cannot—or will not—address. More than 100 cities around the world now get at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources such solar, wind, geothermal and hydropower, according to new research from the non-profit CDP. That’s […]

    Sanders to Trump and Koch Brothers: ‘Fossil Fuels’ Days Are Numbered’

    Sanders to Trump and Koch Brothers: ‘Fossil Fuels’ Days Are Numbered’

    On Jan. 31—the day after President Trump‘s State of the Union address which lauded “beautiful clean coal” and completely ignored climate change—environmental activists gathered in Washington, DC to launch a new campaign to combat fossil fuel development and drive forward a renewable energy revolution from the ground up. “Fossil Free U.S.” is a grassroots strategy […]

    14 Notable Climate Influencers of 2017

    14 Notable Climate Influencers of 2017

    This was a year of tug-of-war for the environment. With Donald Trump becoming president of the U.S. at a time when wildfires, hurricanes, and floods were devastating the country, it was challenging for scientists, activists and concerned citizens to get their voices heard. But several stood out as global leaders on climate and helped give […]

    GOP Tax Bill: How the Environment Lost

    GOP Tax Bill: How the Environment Lost

    The Republican tax bill, which is likely headed to President Donald Trump‘s desk in the next few days, has major repercussions for our precious environment. While the electric vehicle industry and the wind and solar sector can breathe a little easier that the sweeping legislation preserves their tax credits, fossil fuel producers are likely cheering […]

    Senators Urged to Join Bernie Sanders in Opposing Dirty Energy Bill

    Senators Urged to Join Bernie Sanders in Opposing Dirty Energy Bill

    By Jessica Corbett As Senate Democrats stay silent on an energy bill that environmental groups call “a pro-fracking giveaway to oil and gas interests that would commit America to decades more of dangerous fossil fuel dependence,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is receiving applause for speaking out against it. “As a nation, our job is to […]

    Gore Joins Bernie to Talk Climate Change

    Gore Joins Bernie to Talk Climate Change

    Sen. Bernie Sanders talks to former Vice President Al Gore on The Bernie Sanders Show about climate change and his latest film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Watch here: [facebook https://facebook.com/senatorsanders/videos/10156155074187908/ expand=1]