Climate-Jacked Monsoon Defeats Trump’s Border Wall

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:40:33 +0000

I saw the tweet below last week and I couldn’t help but notice the irony, the deep irony. First, though, let’s roll through a little background. Word from 2016 Trump campaign insiders is that Trump didn’t initially like the “build a wall” campaign proposal and mantra. It was actually created by campaign team members who […]

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Syria’s Refugee Crisis Gives An Idea Of What To Expect With Future Climate Refugee Waves

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:07:15 +0000

The shortsighted answer of closing borders to refugees and pretending climate change does not exist, or won’t impact those of us living in North America or Europe is tragically unethical and intellectually inept, traits which seem to cluster on the right at present.

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EPA Moves to Undo Trump’s Coal Wastewater Rollback

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:06:31 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday it is kicking off a new rulemaking process to pass stricter requirements for how coal power plants dispose of wastewater, undoing a major rollback implemented in the last year of the Trump administration. Wastewater pollution from coal plants is poured into nearby rivers and streams and often contains toxic […]

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These Oil Pipelines Violate U.S. Clean Water Act, Should Have Approval Withdrawn

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:20:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Amy Mall, Senior Advocate, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program NRDC is concerned about the construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines because the climate emissions associated with massive new fossil fuel pipelines are unacceptable if we want to meet the goals needed to protect the planet. Additionally, […]

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Biden: Be Monumental for Public Lands & Ocean Conservation

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:25:41 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Valerie Cleland  & Kabir Green  On his first day in office, President Biden signaled his commitment to our public lands and waters when he issued an executive order directing the Interior Department to review President Trump’s illegal rollbacks of three national monuments: Bears Ears, Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, and Grand […]

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Senate Dems To Nullify Trump Methane Rollbacks With CRA

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 14:56:15 +0000

Senate Democrats plan to nullify the Trump administration’s rollbacks of methane regulations via the Congressional Review Act. The relatively obscure process will reinstate the Obama administration’s methane leak detection and flaring regulations with a simple majority vote in the Senate — far more quickly than the Biden administration would be able to enact new safeguards through […]

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Some Car Companies Want To Throw America Under The Bus — Again!

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 17:40:12 +0000

Some major car companies are still trying to limit US exhaust emissions rules. Why buy cars from them?

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