Good, bad and ugly
For the week of February 8
Last year, California set the most ambitious energy goal in the nation: reaching 100 percent renewable energy in just over 25 years. This year, as many as 13 other states are rearing to join it.
The U.S. Senate has its jumper cables out, trying to restart the cold engine of conservation—the Land & Water Conservation Fund.
Scientists at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that global temperatures in 2018 were the fourth hottest on record in the last 139 years.
In a tweet on Monday, President Trump announced that Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt would be his nominee to permanently replace former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, has long alleged environmental regulations, litigation from activists and a lack of resources prevent federal land managers from adequately managing forests that have become overgrown and primed for disastrous fires.
“The runner broke free from the mountain lion’s attack, and defended himself, “resulting in the death of the juvenile mountain lion.”