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Bill McKibben: Why Donald Trump Suddenly Decided to Talk About the Environment

“The absurdity of the whole enterprise is clear when you remember that Trump doesn’t even believe that global warming is real—he has stated this repeatedly. In that case, only fear of the polls could possibly drive him to stress that America’s carbon emissions are down (except for, um, last year, when they went, um, up). …

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Donald Trump’s five most dangerous attacks on the environment | US news | The Guardian

Donald Trump’s five most dangerous attacks on the environment | US news | The Guardian Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all Americans Miranda Bryant Mon 8 Jul 2019 12.30 EDT Last modified on Mon 8 Jul 2019 13.02 EDT Shares 222 Trump announced plans to slash the …

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Thousands of Deaths Per Year, Billions of Dollars Lost: Trump Advances Dirty Power Plan | Common Dreams Newswire

“With more than 50 coal plants announced to retire since Trump was elected and five states and over 125 cities committed to 100{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2} clean energy, this illegal rollback won’t save the coal industry, but it will jeopardize the lives and health of thousands of Americans each year. And rather than listening to science and the …

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Forest Service Wants to Fast-Track Logging Without Environmental Review – EcoWatch

45% of California’s forests are federal lands. Public lands, private corporate profit.   “Environmental groups, however, quickly refuted Perdue’s statement and criticized the plan, pointing out that the proposal will cut the public out of the decision-making process and damage public lands. “This is clearly consistent with the Trump administration‘s desire to reduce government and …

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Following Trump’s Executive Order, EPA Moves to Limit States’ Ability to Block Dirty Energy Projects | Common Dreams News

“The EPA put out the guidance (pdf) to facilitate the implementation of President Donald Trump’s April executive order to expedite the approval process for energy projects—which critics at the time decried as “a massive abuse of power that does nothing other than line the pockets of Trump’s fossil fuel billionaire friends, all at the expense …

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BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump’s election | Business | The Guardian

“In January 2018, the Trump administration unveiled plans to allow oil exploitation in almost all US offshore territory, including previously protected areas. Despite the reputational damage it had suffered after successive spills, BP played a key role in lobbying the government to loosen restrictions on oil drilling, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace’s investigative unit, …

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