Almost two-thirds — 64 percent — of those surveyed said that Congress should extend federal tax credits that encourage production of alternative-energy sources, such as wind, that are due to expire at year’s end. In a separate question, 64 percent of respondents said they support enactment of a clean-energy standard, which would require the country to produce a higher percentage of its electricity from cleaner sources of energy.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross wanted to be a zoologist, but research in a lab wasn’t cutting it for her. Inspired by the science podcasts she would listen to daily, she decided to combine her passion for science and investigation by enrolling in NYU’s journalism program. A few internships and a run at The Verge later, she is now the environment and climate correspondent for Vice News Tonight. We chatted with her about her journalism journey and what it felt like to “break” her first news.
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday taking steps to unravel the most contentious climate-change policies of his predecessor, the White House said. The Trump administration will formally review President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which requires utilities to reduce power plant carbon-dioxide emissions 32% below 2005 levels by 2030, a senior White House official said Monday night.