(Image: © realDonaldTrump/Twitter) It was only a matter of time: Amateur sleuths think they’ve tracked down the satellite that took a high-resolution image of the aftermath of an Iranian missile disaster. President Donald Trump tweeted out the photograph on Aug. 30, writing, “The United States of America was not involved in […]

New regulations drawn up under the Trump administration would entail a far less ambitious overall reduction of power sector carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants. […]

Under new rules, species listed as threatened under U.S. law, such as these scalloped hammerhead sharks, would no longer enjoy the same protections as species listed as endangered. FRANCO BANFI/MINDEN PICTURES President Donald Trump’s administration announced changes to Endangered Species Act (ESA) rules today that complicate efforts to protect at-risk […]

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (left), here with Environment Minister Ricardo Salles, had attacked the validity of satellite data showing deforestation in Brazil has increased since he took office. AP PHOTO/ERALDO PERES The director of the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation was sacked Friday, following a public face-off with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro. Physicist Ricardo […]