Biden names John Kerry as climate envoy

President-elect Joe Biden has picked climate-change older statesman John Kerry for a newly created role of climate envoy for national security.

EPA drops regulation for contaminant harming babies' brains

Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement was the latest in a series of Trump administration rollbacks or eliminations of existing or pending public health and environmental protections, targeting Obama administration initiatives in particular. The Trump administration says the regulations are burdensome to business and are unnecessary.