"FTI, a global consulting firm, helped design, staff and run organizations and websites funded by energy companies that can appear to represent grass-roots support for fossil-fuel initiatives."
"President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Trump’s rollbacks may prove to be one of the most profound legacies of his single term."
"A new administration would enlist departments like Transportation, Agriculture and Treasury to advance its climate goals"
"President-elect Joe Biden is poised to embed action on climate change across the breadth of the federal government, from the departments of Agriculture to Treasury to State — expanding it beyond environmental agencies to speed U.S. efforts to mitigate global warming and to acknowledge that the problem touches many aspects of American life.
"Preparations for the next vital UN summit on the climate – one of the last chances to set the world on track to meet the Paris agreement – have been given a boost by the election of Joe Biden as president."
"Royal Dutch Shell Plc will push for the reversal of President Donald Trump’s rollback of methane emissions rules and the introduction of carbon pricing when Joe Biden moves into the White House next year.
“Some of the regulatory rollbacks that we’ve seen under the current administration haven’t actually benefited our industry,” Shell U.S. President Gretchen Watkins said Tuesday on a webcast hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership.
"The Interior Department yesterday submitted to Congress its lists of Land and Water Conservation Fund projects to be prioritized for fiscal 2021 — a week late and amid fierce backlash from members of both parties and environmental advocates."
"The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed yesterday to pause developers' use of a streamlined water permit for the Mountain Valley pipeline, dealing another setback for a multibillion-dollar project beset by years of delays and cost overruns."
"Energy and environmental agencies avoided major cuts and most controversial policy riders in Senate spending bills released this morning. The Senate Appropriations Committee released its 12 annual government funding bills, without holding any markups, to serve as an opening bid in negotiations with the House."
"President-elect Joe Biden’s transition teams for the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department will be run by several agency alumni who served under President Barack Obama and helped craft regulations like the Clean Power Plan and tougher fuel economy standards for vehicles."