If you care about the environment, education, gun control or any progressive values, Rick Scott has been a disaster as governor of Florida. And now this right-wing former CEO accused of Medicare fraud wants to go to Washington in the U.S. Senate so he can promote even more of Donald Trump’s disastrous agenda.
Democratic and Republican leaders were quick to push back against the Trump administration's new plan to allow off-shore drilling virtually anywhere and everywhere.
Trump's ignorance on this subject is obvious, but it's neither new nor is it surprising.
Trump's move will pave the way for this cherished land to be used for mining, oil drilling and other energy industry projects.
Trump issued a permit in March for Keystone XL's construction – something that former President Barack Obama and other environmental activists had warned could do more harm than good.
On Wednesday, one federal judge reminded Donald Trump that hating Barack Obama is not a good enough reason to ignore key environmental protections.
Nearly a third of Iowa's energy comes from wind power, and the Hawkeye State uses a greater percentage of it than any other state in the country.
It's Saturday. Donald Trump is off golfing again and climate change protesters are filling the streets of the nation's capital
Wind and solar have combined with natural gas to produce virtually all the nation’s major new electrical capacity; coal and nuclear are economically less competitive.
To ignore Earth Day "is to surrender to an ideology that has turned mere environmental indifference into a moral nihilism."
It is time for all Americans to look and weep and try to explain to their children why they weren't with her when it mattered.
The vote comes a day after Trump signed an executive order dismantling environmental protections enacted under President Obama.
Americans are more worried about the environment than they ever have been – just in time for Trump to gut climate funding.
Victor Davis Hanson mocks, "He did manage to lecture Americans about the evils of the Crusades, and promise to lower the seas and cool the planet."
"My Republican colleague here is all about states' rights - except the right to clean air & save lives from pollution"
Sanders showed how all Trump nominees should be questioned going forward.
The GOP move hampers the government's ability to protect "public health and safety, the environment, workplace safety and consumer financial protections."
Obama has protected more federal land and water than any single previous president.
"Arbitrarily limiting Ohio’s energy generation options amounts to self-inflicted damage to both our state’s near- and long-term economic competitiveness”
"Because of new and legally inventive strategies, Mr. Obama… may well have built firewalls around environmental policies that could hold off his successor."