Washington state’s carbon pricing bill could be most far-reaching in nation. How will it work?

One plane arrives as others take off at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Airline emissions are part of greenhouse gas… (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times, 2018)  By Hal Bernton  Seattle Times staff reporter Washington state’s recently passed carbon-pricing legislation appears to be the nation’s most far-reaching state-level attempt to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions. It’s

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NEPA Forty Most Asked Questions

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VOX: The scariest thing about global warming (and Covid-19)

The afternoon sky glows red from bushfires exacerbated by climate change near Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019.Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images For as long as I’ve followed global warming, advocates and activists have shared a certain faith: When the impacts get really bad, people will act. Maybe

The Supreme Court’s Covert Plan to Gut the EPA’s Powers

Ian Millhiser/June 21, 2019 The conservative justices signaled they want to limit agencies’ ability to regulate. That could have disastrous consequences for the planet. Nearly four decades ago, Anne Gorsuch Burford resigned as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Though at the helm for less than two years, she left behind a notorious anti-environment