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US to ‘Scrap Obama’s Climate Change Pledge’ with Controversial Car Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for cars – a proposal that seeks to abandon tighter restriction and herald the return of gas guzzling vehicles.
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Threat to 23,000 US Jobs amid Trump Solar Tax

Solar tariffs set to be introduced by the Trump administration will come with the loss of 23,000 US jobs in the first year alone, and significant setbacks in clean energy adoption.
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WATCH: This Tea Party Conservative Knows How to Make Republicans Care About the Environment

If you thought all Tea Party conservatives and Trump supporters were anti-environmentalists, you'd be mistaken.Take, for example, Debbie Dooley, a co-founder of the Tea Party and a conservative environmentalist.In this video, she outlines some of...

The Impact of Trump’s Anti-Environment Executive Order on U.S. Climate Pledge

Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order, essentially eliminating policies set out by the Obama Administration to protect against climate change.The New York Times has a detailed look at what Trump's rollback of U.S. climate...
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Why farmers and ranchers think the EPA Clean Water Rule goes too far

President Trump issued an executive order Feb. 28 directing federal agencies to revise the Clean Water Rule, a major regulation published by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers in 2015....
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Why Trump’s EPA is far more vulnerable to attack than Reagan’s or Bush’s

For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble.The Trump administration has begun the third, most formidable White House-led...
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Will a weakened EPA set environmental justice back?

President-elect Donald Trump on Dec. 7 nominated Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has close ties with the fossil fuel industry and has been an ardent critic of the agency....
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Will Trump Scrap NASA’s Climate Research Mission?

The wonders of NASA — Mars rovers, astronaut Instagram feeds, audacious missions probing distant galactic mysteries — have long enthralled the American public. And, it turns out, the accomplishments have won the agency the...
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What Trump’s ‘energy independent’ US would mean for the rest of the world

President-elect Donald Trump has a “vision” for an “America first energy plan”. This includes developing new oil fields in the US, creating “at least half a million new jobs” in energy, and promoting natural...
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5 reasons why cutting NASA’s climate research would be a colossal mistake

Will President Trump really slash funding of NASA’s “politicised” climate change science?It certainly has been politicised, but not by the scientists conducting it. Blame instead the fossil fuel industry-funded lobby groups and politicians that...