Anna M. Phillips
Anna M. Phillips is a former environmental policy reporter who was based in the Los Angeles Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. Before joining The Times, she worked for the Tampa Bay Times, the New York Times and Chalkbeat New York. She grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia and graduated from Columbia University.
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No state pursues environmental justice more aggressively than California. The White House and other states are borrowing from its tools and tactics.
United Nations summit goes into overtime before ending with an agreement in fight against climate change.
The agreement reflects a growing recognition that the shipping industry isn’t doing enough to curb emissions on its own.
Informe: El tráfico de residuos plásticos crece, y los únicos que se benefician son los grupos criminales
Un informe revela el comercio ilícito que envía residuos de plástico de los países ricos a los pobres. Los desechos de California representaron casi un tercio de las exportaciones de Estados Unidos.
Trafficking of plastic waste is on the rise and criminal groups are profiting, report says
A report reveals the illicit trade sending plastic waste from rich countries to poor ones. California scraps made up nearly a third of U.S. exports.
Leaders vow to cut methane, protect forests at U.N. summit. Bolder climate action must wait
On Biden’s last day at the U.N. climate conference, he announces measures to curb carbon emissions. Advocates’ fear the summit won’t do enough.
The administration’s plan to reduce methane emissions could affect thousands of idle California oil wells that have been left unplugged.
‘Glasgow must be the kickoff of a decade of ambition and innovation to preserve our shared future,’ the president says.
Only four heads of state from Pacific island nations can attend the climate summit.
House panel plans to subpoena oil companies as executives are grilled on climate disinformation
Executives from six major oil companies and industry trade groups were questioned about the role of fossil fuels in causing climate change.