When Trump gets his ducks in a row, environmental protection isn’t one of them

The president has taken the nation to task over environmental protection in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.And as a presidential candidate, Trump has said he would not only undo the Clean Power Plan, which mandates greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, but he would also roll back environmental protections and gut the Environmental Protection Agency.“I think […]

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New EPA rule on oil and gas spills in the Gulf of Mexico requires BP to take action to prevent more from happening

Oil and gas companies have been caught out in the middle of the spill response by the Trump administration.The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued an order that required BP to be more proactive in identifying and remedying the damage caused by oil and methane pollution from the Gulf Coast.The order, which was first reported […]

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How to be a world-class environmental economist

The world is becoming increasingly polluted, and governments are scrambling to find ways to deal with the problem.One of the most effective solutions is a new degree of environmental science, which could help to save lives and the environment.A new generation of environmental economists is hoping to bring that science to bear on these issues.Dr […]

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