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Trump’s big gamble to gut U.S. power plant emissions rules loses...

Joe Biden got a big judicial win for his climate agenda just hours before his inauguration as U.S. president. The case involved federal plans...

Iowa ag secretary: Biden’s waterway regulations could hurt farm interests

Democratic President Joe Biden spent part of his first week in office inserting himself into one of agriculture’s hottest policy debates, the fight over...

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a...

Grassley blasts Trump’s last-minute ethanol exemptions

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa on Thursday said he opposed the Trump administration’s last-minute approval of three ethanol waivers for oil refineries, but...

Biden yanks Keystone XL permit in first-day order, citing climate change

In one of his first official acts after taking office, President Joe Biden revoked the federal permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline...

Iowa environmentalists hail Biden’s first-day actions, ask for more

President Joe Biden spent part of his first day in office reversing the previous administration’s environmental policies on climate change, vehicle emissions and drilling...

Experts: Biden likely to take slow approach on China trade

Agricultural experts don’t expect President-elect Joe Biden to quickly reverse the United States’ chilly relationship with China. They are split on whether Biden will quickly...

Climate experts: Iowa drought likely to extend into spring planting season

Iowa has a slightly elevated risk of the drought in western counties pushing into spring planting season, a top federal climate official said. Dennis Todey,...

D.M. council eyes citywide conversion to 100% renewable energy

Des Moines homes and businesses would run entirely on renewable energy by 2035 under a resolution approved unanimously by the Des Moines City Council...

Des Moines taxpayers’ tab for water trails grows 12-fold

Des Moines taxpayers’ share of the cost of the first four downtown Des Moines water trails projects is 12 times the original estimate and...
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