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Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt, left, during his swearing in as the Environmental Protection Agency administrator in 2017, with his wife, Marlyn Pruitt, their son Cade, and Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the Supreme Court.

In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda

In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection administrator. Six of his efforts to delay or roll back Obama-era regulations have been struck down by the courts.

What Cameras on Polar Bears Show Us: It’s Tough Out There

What Cameras on Polar Bears Show Us: It’s Tough Out There

Video from a polar bear’s collar camera on the ice in the Beaufort Sea.

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

Passenger planes at the Phoenix airport in July. Greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes and trucking increased sharply in 2018.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

Residents of New Delhi in June. Extreme heat hits poor and already-hot regions like South Asia especially hard.

Cost of New E.P.A. Coal Rules: Up to 1,400 More Deaths a Year

Cost of New E.P.A. Coal Rules: Up to 1,400 More Deaths a Year

A power plant in Cheshire, Ohio. The mortality numbers for the Trump administration plan are calculated using a modeling system reviewed by the National Academy of Sciences.

E.P.A. Emails Show an Effort to Shield Pruitt From Public Scrutiny

E.P.A. Emails Show an Effort to Shield Pruitt From Public Scrutiny

Scott Pruitt, facing a photograph of Yosemite National Park, on Capitol Hill in April.

Quietly, Trump Officials and California Seek a Deal on Car Emissions

Quietly, Trump Officials and California Seek a Deal on Car Emissions

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. California has vowed to stick to its own stricter auto emissions standards even if the Trump administration relaxes federal rules.

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Icebergs in the northern Weddell Sea off Antarctica.

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Ignore Climate Change. It Could Be Costly.

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Ignore Climate Change. It Could Be Costly.

The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana is one of the projects listed by President Trump as a priority for federal investment.

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

The Chinese public, coping with pollution like this in Shanghai last year, has grown increasingly worried about environmental issues like smog, water quality and soil pollution.

Scott Pruitt, Under Fire, Plans to Initiate a Big Environmental Rollback

Scott Pruitt, Under Fire, Plans to Initiate a Big Environmental Rollback

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, speaking with farmers in South Dakota on Tuesday.

Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

A North American beaver in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Lake Urmia, in northwestern Iran, has diminished by nearly 90 percent since the early 1970s.

New E.P.A. Chief Closes Dirty-Truck Loophole Left by Scott Pruitt

New E.P.A. Chief Closes Dirty-Truck Loophole Left by Scott Pruitt

“Glider” trucks on a dealer’s lot in Tennessee. The cab-and-chassis kits can be fitted with older, less efficient engines that emit more pollution than modern ones.

A Science Denier at the Natural History Museum? Scientists Rebel

A Science Denier at the Natural History Museum? Scientists Rebel

Protesters at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Sunday. Records show that Rebekah Mercer’s family foundation supports groups that reject established climate science.


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