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Trump administration releases destructive rollback of clean car standards

Today, the Trump administration released its proposal to rollback clean car standards – freezing fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissi...

Mapping cars help Alabama utility identify, measure Birmingham methane leaks

Today groups released online maps showing the location and size of methane leaks from natural gas pipes beneath city streets of Birmingham, Alaba...

SELC sues Trump administration over illegal climate change rollback

SELC filed a lawsuit today in federal court to challenge the Trump Administration’s abrupt and illegal suspension of federal provisions designed...

Virginia announces move to tackle carbon pollution at the state level

Today Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe took a decisive step forward to fight climate change and to show the nation that, despite key environment...

New climate change guidelines make for better decision-making

Today the Obama Administration released guidelines on how federal agencies should consider climate change when assessing proposed projects. The...

Charleston flooding increases; SELC on the front lines. Literally.

The water is rising in the Lowcountry. Charleston, SC, is one of many coastal cities that has seen a surge in nuisance flooding in the past 30 y...

Southeast poised to gain from Paris talks on climate change

As world leaders meet in Paris to reach far-reaching agreements on how to halt greenhouse gas emissions and the resulting climate change, the imp...

Cutting carbon pollution cuts costs

Recent study confirms that the Clean Power Plan benefits Virginia: According to a recently released study by PJM, the operator of the largest e...

NASA’s dramatic illustration of global temperature rise

Skeptics of global warming sometimes point to the fluctuations in temperature as a reason to doubt that humanity’s release of greenhouse gasses,...