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Coral Davenport

Management

Obama Stocks Administration With Crusaders Against Climate Change

Stymied by Congress, the president is relying on executive action.

Management

Obama to Name Top Climate Change Regulator

EPA slot left vacant by Gina McCarthy's promotion expected to go to deputy Janet McCabe.

Oversight

Senate Confirms Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

Republicans delayed her confirmation for more than 130 days.

Oversight

How EPA Fights Climate Change Even When Congress Doesn’t Want It To

By suing the agency green advocates have compelled it to issue a raft of regulations.

Oversight

Panel Approves EPA Nominee Along Party Lines

Full Senate confirmation of Gina McCarthy is not yet assured.

Oversight

The Coming GOP Civil War Over Climate Change

Science, storms, and demographics are starting to change minds among the rank and file.

Management

Why Obama's Environmental Pick Drives Republicans Crazy

Nominee will be at the center of the debate on climate change.

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Oversight

EPA Nominee’s Hearing Is Just the Opening Act for GOP

Gina McCarthy, a tough-talking South Boston environmental regulator, expects grilling from Republicans.

Tech

New Era for Energy Department Expected Under a Secretary Moniz

Obama's nominee faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.

Oversight

Republicans Take Aim at Obama’s EPA Nominee

Most energy observers expect McCarthy to be confirmed, but her nomination still sets the stage for high drama.

Oversight

EPA Funding Reductions Kneecap Environmental Enforcement

In two years, Congress cut EPA’s budget by a whopping 18 percent, from $10.3 billion to $8.5 billion.

Defense

Why John Kerry should treat climate change as a national security issue

The secretary of State will be uniquely positioned to broker action through diplomacy.

Tech

The education of Energy Secretary Steven Chu

The Nobel physicist tasked with transforming the energy economy faced political battles.

Management

Why the former Washington governor is likely to join Obama's Cabinet

Christine Gregoire is on the shortlist to head Energy, Interior or EPA.

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Management

Obama could look west to fill Interior job

Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire is a possible candidate, along with OPM chief John Berry.

Management

A Secretary John Kerry would elevate climate issues

The Massachusetts Democrat is a possible choice for the top State and Defense jobs.

Oversight

'We're not fishing,' Issa says of leak investigation

No evidence suggests the White House is involved in a cover-up, he says.

Defense

How the Pentagon plans to wean itself off fossil fuels

Programs helpfully align with Obama’s unwavering support for clean energy on the campaign trail.

Tech

Budget reflects scaled-back vision for clean energy

Plan would take the Energy Department’s renewables spending up to $2.3 billion.