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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.

Drilling Off Florida Is Still on the Table, Interior Official Says

Drilling Off Florida Is Still on the Table, Interior Official Says

Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, in Colorado in July. He announced on Twitter this month that he was “removing Florida from consideration for any new oil and gas platforms.”

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, with his top policy adviser, Samantha Dravis, at Trump Tower in 2016. Ms. Dravis has resigned.

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.

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida on Tuesday. “My top priority is to ensure that Florida’s natural resources are protected,” he said last week.

Automakers Sought Looser Rules. Now They Hope to Stop Trump From Going Too Far.

Automakers Sought Looser Rules. Now They Hope to Stop Trump From Going Too Far.

Mitch Bainwol, left, the auto industry’s top lobbyist, with Mr. Pruitt at an event last month announcing the proposed rollback of Obama-era auto emissions rules.

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

A technician searching for methane leaks with an infrared camera in Damascus, Ark.

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.

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act

A bald eagle, which the Endangered Species Act is credited with reviving, in Alaska. Critics of the act say that it has become a tool that limits people’s livelihoods.

Climate Change Is Driving People From Home. So Why Don’t They Count as Refugees?

Climate Change Is Driving People From Home. So Why Don’t They Count as Refugees?

A shipwrecked migrant in the Mediterranean in November. New research suggests that weather shocks are spurring people to seek asylum in Europe.

Climate Change Brought a Lobster Boom. Now It Could Cause a Bust.

Climate Change Brought a Lobster Boom. Now It Could Cause a Bust.

Dave Cousens, a lobsterman, begins his day before sunrise in South Thomaston, Me.

Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

Tugboats pulled a Chevron production platform toward the Gulf of Mexico in 2013.

These Birds Are Racing to Their Mating Grounds. It’s Exhausting.

These Birds Are Racing to Their Mating Grounds. It’s Exhausting.

Barnacle geese over England. Ideally, they arrive in the Arctic when the grasses, roots and mosses they eat are at their prime.

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.

Tropical Forests Suffered Near-Record Tree Losses in 2017

Tropical Forests Suffered Near-Record Tree Losses in 2017

The western Amazon region of Brazil in September.


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