Stories by Bobby Magill

Bobby Magill is a Senior Science Writer at Climate Central, focusing on energy and climate change. subscribe to Bobby Magill's feed

Posted on: May 24, 2017, Source: Climate Central

Trump's proposed budget intentionally rebukes the Obama administration's support for federally funded climate research.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2017, Source: Climate Central

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills seek to hamstring the government's ability to protect the environment and consider peer-reviewed science in its decisions.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source: Climate Central

In a major gift to fossil fuel polluters, the Trump administration quickly rolls back a key environmental protection from the Obama era.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Climate Central

He emphasized Trump's commitment to fossil fuels while disregarding renewables and the need for climate change action.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2017, Source: Climate Central

Trump's election could put the U.S. on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: Climate Central

When the final numbers come in, new solar power installations are likely to have outpaced natural gas in 2016.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is also against regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2016, Source: Climate Central

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2016, Source: Climate Central

If a Republican administration is elected in November, the Paris agreement would be severely undermined. If a Democratic administration is elected, the agreement will remain intact.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2016, Source: Climate Central

As go toucans, spider monkeys and tapirs, so goes the climate.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015, Source: Climate Central

By the end of the century, LaGuardia Airport will have fish swimming where airplanes once parked.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2015, Source: Climate Central

The global financial impact of the Arctic's melting permafrost — which is releasing massive amounts of methane and CO2 — has never been estimated. Until now.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Due in part to climate change, drought-fueled infernos are incinerating forests at a record pace from Alaska to California.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Leaking methane is one of the largest climate change risks associated with utilities switching to natural gas from carbon-laden coal.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2015, Source: Climate Central

The Energy Department announced $12 million in new research grants to see if carbon can be locked away in the Atlantic sea floor.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2015, Source: Climate Central

42 states are already reducing CO2 emissions from power plants before Obama's Clean Power Plan takes effect.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Fracking uses more than 28 times the water it did 15 years ago, according to a new study.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Commercial aircraft are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the transportation sector that aren’t currently regulated.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Taking effect in 2016, the nation's biggest climate policy will significantly change where Americans get their electricity and the effect it has on the climate.

Posted on: May 19, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Utilities in the 11 Western states at risk if they don't "climate proof" with renewables, say scientists at Arizona State University.