Coral Davenport covers energy and environmental policy, with a focus on climate change, from The New York Times's Washington bureau.
The Spirit Mountain area in Nevada and Castner Range in Texas will be off limits to development.
By Coral Davenport
The biologically diverse land is central to the creation story of the Mojave and other tribes. Energy companies have also identified it as a prime location for wind or solar installations.
The Biden administration is strengthening the ‘Good Neighbor’ rule, to cut pollution from power plants and factories in the West and Midwest that wafts east.
The decision would allow an enormous $8 billion drilling project in the largest expanse of pristine wilderness in the United States.
By Lisa Friedman
For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.
President Biden tapped the former Mastercard chief executive to run an organization that found itself mired in controversy after comments by the current president about climate change.
By Alan Rappeport and Coral Davenport
The moves reflect residents’ deep-seated mistrust of government screenings of toxic chemicals and fears of long-term effects from the train derailment.
By Emily Cochrane
Cotton farmers in Texas suffered record losses amid heat and drought last year, new data shows. It’s an example of how global warming is a “secret driver of inflation.”
The president adds climate champions Lael Brainard as his top economic adviser and Richard Revesz as his regulations chief.
By Coral Davenport and Jeanna Smialek
The moves sets the stage for the agency to issue tighter controls on mercury, a neurotoxin emitted by power plants.