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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to the media after he toured the North Complex Fire zone in Butte County on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, outside of Oroville, Calif. (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / The Sacramento Bee via AP)
From the Experts September 6, 2023

When Will Governor Newsom Fix Schwarzenegger’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard?

California is sinking the vast majority of its $4 billion clean transportation program into combustion fuels every year. Make it make sense.

(Phillipe Put / CC BY 2.0)
From the Experts August 28, 2023

FERC’s New Interconnection Rule Modernizes the Process to Bring Clean Energy Online

Reforms will make the process faster and more efficient but we still need to build more transmission

Creek at Iao Valley State Park, Maui, Hawaii. (aimintang / iStock)
From the Experts August 28, 2023

How Maui’s Wildfire Sparked a Disaster Capitalist Power Grab for Hawaiʻi’s Public Water

The battle over fresh water resources on the Hawaiian Islands is as old as the colonialist mindset that fuels it.

From the Experts August 24, 2023

EPA announces that cleaning up coal ash will be a top priority for enforcement

EPA acknowledges widespread noncompliance from coal-fired power plant owners.

An oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, swims in the waters off Hawaii. (Kaikea Nakachi)
From the Experts August 21, 2023

Congressmen Want to Investigate Sharks For Eating Fish

No, this is not a satirical headline from The Onion.

A welder works on a steel pipe in Southern California. (Kevin Burke / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 16, 2023

California Rolls Up Its Sleeves on Industrial Pollution

How do we know if a sector is difficult to decarbonize if we haven’t tried?

From the Experts August 16, 2023

The School Bus is About to Become More Magical in Maryland

Maryland looks to an electric ride for its youngest residents.

Staghorn coral at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park near Key Largo, Florida. (Rolf von Riedmatten / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 3, 2023

The Race to Save Corals at North America’s Only Barrier Reef

The fates of corals and humans are intertwined. Corals provide the highest biodiversity of any global ecosystem, and are among the Earth’s most threatened

A shopper browses the bread aisle at a grocery store in Los Angeles, California. (David McNew / Getty Images)
From the Experts: Victory July 31, 2023

I’ll Take the Muffin, But Hold the Methane

Southern California’s air regulator adopts first in the nation rule to electrify the way companies cook, bake and brew our food and beverages.

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From the Experts July 19, 2023

House Republicans Released Their Interior-EPA Appropriations Bill. It’s Even Worse than We Expected

Congress must reject these poison pill riders and non-negotiable provisions that will harm communities and the environment.

From the Experts July 18, 2023

It’s Electrifying! Helping Ports Bring Us Goods, Not Smog

A firehose of funding from California regulators will help the Port of Long Beach step into an electric future.

From the Experts July 12, 2023

As the International Seabed Authority Meets, It’s Time for Us to Protect our Oceans from Untested Mining

Earthjustice is standing alongside a diverse group of nations, conservation organizations, scientists, and Indigenous groups, and urging the ISA to stand strong against corporate mining interests and declare a moratorium on deep seabed mining.

Power lines and power generating windmills rise above the rural landscape near Dwight, Illinois. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
From the Experts July 7, 2023

America’s Clean Energy Transition Needs Federal Action – Not Rollbacks

To speed up clean energy we must tackle the transmission bottleneck – right now.

United States Supreme Court (front row L-R) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan, (back row L-R) Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson pose for their official portrait at the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court building on October 7, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)
From the Experts July 6, 2023

Environmental Rulings Reveal Supreme Court’s Dangerous Ambitions

The Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority is reshaping how our government works in pursuit of an agenda of sweeping deregulation.

Navajo community leader Daniel Tso speaks at a meeting at the chapter house in Counselor New Mexico where the Bureau of Land Management was hearing public comments on proposed new sites for leasing rights to additional drilling in the San Juan Basin. (Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
From the Experts July 5, 2023

New NEPA Guidance Can Give Us the Roadmap to a Just and Equitable Clean Energy Future

The Biden Administration is working to reverse former-President Trump’s reckless rollbacks of NEPA. Here’s what it should consider.

Tribal members from the Fort Belknap Indian Community monitor mine pollution in South Big Horn Creek near the Zortman-Landusky mine complex in Montana. (Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes / CC BY 2.0)
From the Experts June 28, 2023

Demanding Accountability in Montana’s Little Rocky Mountains

Illegal mining in the Zortman-Landusky Reclamation Area has worsened an environmental justice disaster for the Fort Belknap Indian Community.

From the Experts June 27, 2023

Agriculture, Climate, and 2023 Farm Bill (A 3-Part Blog Series)

About the 3-blog series on helping American agriculture become more resilient and climate-friendly:

An algae outbreak on Lake Okeechobee in Florida, photographed on June 9, 2023. (Ralph Arwood and Calusa Waterkeeper)
From the Experts June 27, 2023

Another Florida “Summer of Slime” — And State Government Just Made It Worse

A newly passed state law prevents local cities and counties from passing new local fertilizer regulations — or strengthening ones already on the books