As President Trump pivots from a failed attempt to overhaul health care to new orders rolling back controls on carbon pollution, environmentalists are preparing for an intense fight. We study environmental politics, and believe the health care debate holds an important lesson for green advocates: Policies that create concrete benefits for specific constituencies are hard to discontinue.
Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories.
There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really better than fossil fuels and nuclear power?
More than 50 million years ago, when Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals responded by shrinking in size.