environmental policy

EPA Washington DC

The Environmental Protection Agency has been running under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, formerly the deputy administrator, since Scott Pruitt resigned in July 2018. (Flickr/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Middlebury College
Meet Andrew Wheeler, the quieter, more potent follow-up to Scott Pruitt's tumultuous EPA reign. But at more than 100 days out, the agency has not confirmed the acting administrator.

(Photo courtesy Andreas Carlgren)

Loyola University Chicago
Sweden's former Minister of the Environment, Andreas Carlgren, instructs students at The Newman Institute in Uppsala, Sweden, and in this Q&A, provides unique insight into the environmental consciousness that pervades the country.

(Caroline Tanner/Medill)

Northwestern University
A Capitol Hill hearing called to discuss the use of technology to address climate change quickly veered into a long debate about how much human activity has contributed to the country’s warming temperature. 
At the Baltic Sea
Planet Forward Correspondent | Loyola University Chicago
I studied abroad in Sweden, learning firsthand about the culture concerning the environment and how it differs from countries like the United States.
Warren Wilson College
As the impetus for energy and environmental initiatives increasingly falls upon local municipalities, North Carolina's Orange County pledges to become powered solely by renewable sources by the year 2050, though plans to reach that goal remain vague...
George Washington University
The Trump administration recently rescinded a 2011 ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in National Parks, which data show worked to prevent waste.

A poster for Caleb Q. Dyer for State Representative. (Photo courtesy Caleb Q. Dyer)

Seattle, WA
New Hampshire State Rep. Caleb Dyer is a 21-year-old libertarian in a state which the economy is reliant on carbon eminent forms of energy.
George Washington University
In the past few months, Democratic Attorneys General have emerged at the forefront of the anti-Trump resistance, making waves by racking up legal victories against the two travel ban executive orders.
Naomi Oreskes

Naomi Oreskes addresses scientists at the annual AAAS Conference in Boston. (Janice Cantieri/MEDILL)

Northwestern University
Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes urged hundreds of scientists to step beyond the objectivity of their data and embrace the riskier role as “sentinels” for scientific facts.

Arian Rubio during his internship with the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

The George Washington University
My experiences as a public engagement intern with the White House Council on Environmental Quality provided insight into how the Obama Administration communicated its strong environmental record to the public.

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