The decision by the GOP-controlled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission comes amid repeated promises by the president to revive coal as the nation's top power source.
The secretary of energy says electrification using hydrocarbons would prevent sexual assaults in rural Africa. But such fuels can just as well be blamed for mass rapes during wartime.
With the United States out of the agreement, the administration now cannot undermine global climate talks as part of the Trump effort to promote fossil fuels.
In February, Steve Bannon (pictured) declared that key members of Trump’s Cabinet were “selected for a reason." That reason has become clear.
One grant approved by the soon-to-be U.S. energy secretary went to a group that turned out to be a phantom.
2016 is history. As we turn the page on this strange and difficult year, Truthdig editors and writers look ahead to what the new year might bring.
The former Texas governor's only experience for the job comes from stiffing the American people—and their environment.
The former Texas governor infamously forgot the name of the department he advocated axing during his failed 2012 presidential bid.
On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" show, John Oliver took on LGBT discrimination, pointing out that 31 states still do not have anti-discrimination laws in place and saying this makes it “surprisingly easy for people to be fired, evicted or refused service just because they are gay."