Emily Gertz, The Revelator

Emily Gertz

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Past articles by Emily:

Environment Remains Under Siege Two Years Into the Trump Administration

President Trump promised massive deregulation — and although he’s lost some cases in court, his successes still threaten people’s health and the climate. → Read More

Brett Kavanaugh's Record Sets A Dangerous Precedent On Endangered Species

In his 12 years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, he's ruled against species protections 95 percent of the time. → Read More

Local Governments Want Fossil Fuel Companies To Pay For Climate Damages

"If you can document a relative handful of large actors that had big impact on the climate crisis over time, the courts know how to deal with that.” → Read More

Trump nominees have history of climate-change denial, industry bias

If confirmed, the two will direct multi-billion dollar federal research programs that could set the nation’s climate and energy agendas for years. → Read More

Empty seats: Trump’s top science jobs vacant; others tied to industry

An analysis by Reveal found that of Trump’s 12 nominees and appointees, six have worked for the industries they would regulate or award contracts to. → Read More

5 Penguins, Whales, and Other Critters That Live in the World’s Newest and Largest Marine Protected Area

An area the size of Alaska will help protect Antarctica’s Ross Sea from overfishing. → Read More

Top 10 Wild Animals Disappearing Faster Than We're Saving Them

Unchecked forest loss puts scores of species at risk of extinction. → Read More

10 Selfies by Some of the World’s Most Endangered Animals

‘Candid Creatures’ features hundreds of photos of wildlife snapped by camera traps. → Read More

10 Selfies by Some of the World’s Most Endangered Animals

‘Candid Creatures’ features hundreds of photos of wildlife snapped by camera traps. → Read More

New Technology Could Generate Energy From Every Step You Take

MIT engineers have built a tiny power cell that produces electricity from being bent rather than from burning fuel. → Read More

Endangered Green Sea Turtles Return to Florida in Record Numbers

Thousands of the enormous animals showed up to nest at a favorite beach last year. → Read More

Riders Took 10 Million Trips on New York's Shared Bicycles in 2015

In just a year and a half the system is setting ridership records. → Read More

9 Quiet Ways People Around the World Welcomed 2016

Fireworks and big crowds made the headlines, but people also found contemplative ways to greet the new year. → Read More

5 Photos That Reveal the Amazing Nature of Bats

Author Merlin Tuttle shares his awe for the flying mammals in a new book. → Read More

Activists Sue Oregon to Protect State’s Endangered Gray Wolves

Oregon wildlife officials took wolves off the state endangered species list in November. → Read More

Where Are They Now?: 2015’s Endangered Species to Watch

From a world-famous lion to a rare Alaskan wolf, the world’s most at-risk animals were in the news this year. → Read More

Get Outdoors for the Birds During the Holidays

The Christmas Bird Count attracts tens of thousands of enthusiasts every year. → Read More

To Slow Climate Change, Save the Toucans and Tapirs

Scientists find that the trees that store the most carbon need large forest animals to thrive. → Read More

It Was the Warmest November—Ever

El Niño and climate change combined to break global temperature records. → Read More

5 Photos of the Extreme Flooding in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy storms triggered states of emergency in Oregon and Washington. → Read More