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Protect the Pacific from Trump
Protect the Pacific from Trump

Offshore oil drilling is a catastrophe waiting to happen.

Guatemalan Palm Oil Supplier REPSA Caught up in Corruption and Bribery Scandal
Guatemalan Palm Oil Supplier REPSA Caught up in Corruption and Bribery Scandal

A Guatemalan palm oil company called Reforestadora de Palmas AC (REPSA) was charged with corruption last week in a high-profile investigation of systemic tax fraud in Guatemala.

Four things Scott Pruitt is hoping Senators will not ask him today.
Four things Scott Pruitt is hoping Senators will not ask him today.

The most scandal-plagued Administrator in the history of the EPA isn’t a big fan of testifying under oath, which is exactly why Senators need to make the most of his infrequent appearances to demand straight answers and accountability.

After shutdown surrender, why should progressives ever trust Chuck Schumer again?
After shutdown surrender, why should progressives ever trust Chuck Schumer again?

When Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took a stand against Merrick Garland, it lasted 293 days. When Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took a stand for the Dreamers, it lasted less than 72 hours.

Export credit agencies must not fund Vietnam’s Long Phu 1 coal plant
Export credit agencies must not fund Vietnam’s Long Phu 1 coal plant

Through the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), Trump is pushing developing countries toward dependence on coal for decades to come.

Karen Budd-Falen is the wrong choice to oversee our public lands
Karen Budd-Falen is the wrong choice to oversee our public lands

As the director of BLM she could have the power to sell off our public lands to fossil fuel interests, embolden militant ranchers, gut critical environmental safeguards, pollute our vulnerable waterways, and leave an irreversible scar on our wild places.

Shutdown the dismantling of America
Shutdown the dismantling of America

The fate of the Dreamers, healthcare access for children, and our most basic environmental protections could be decided in the coming days. With so much at stake, it is time for progressives to reconsider their established playbook, for the sake of all we hold dear.

A year into a morally bankrupt administration, days after the worst tax package in history, Democrats have met a moment of crisis that demands leadership. There…

The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt
The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt

The mission of the EPA is to protect our air and water, but it’s clear that the mission of Scott Pruitt is to end the EPA as we know it.

Why Trump’s Tax Plan Spells Climate Disaster
Why Trump’s Tax Plan Spells Climate Disaster

There are plenty of reasons for people who value the environment to be horrified by Trump’s tax plan, which is set to pump more carbon in the atmosphere and more profits into the wallets of polluters.

Chronicle of a Palm Oil Ecocide
Chronicle of a Palm Oil Ecocide

In 2015, two massive pollution events in the PasiĂłn River resulted in the death of tens of thousands of fish and affected the economic livelihood of least 12,000 people from 20 indigenous communities.