Donald Trump – GBRI
 

As the American economy takes a huge blow due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump is optimistic that his rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency standards will boost the economy. That the step is likely to kill far more Americans due to increase in air pollution is something the President does not want to consider. Critics […]

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Trump administration is planning to allow 3,500 new gas wells in south-western Wyoming, an area that would block a 170-mile migration route of the pronghorn – an antelope-like creature – that has been using it since the past 6.000 years for migration. This week conservation groups filed a legal petition challenging the Trump administration’s plan. […]

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Under the Trump administration, US environment Protection Agency (EPA) has revoked pollution controls from streams, wetland and other bodies of water. This move has put drinking water of around one third of Americans at risk of getting polluted in the absence of any safeguards. Clean water protections strengthened under the Obama administration have long been […]

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The 2001 Roadless Rule in the US bans any road construction or logging on 58.5 million acres of National Forest land. The Trump government, however, plans to exempt Alaska’s Tongass National Forest (which is the Earth’s largest intact temperate rainforest) from the rule, meaning it plans to open half of the Tongass National Forest’s 16.7 million acres to […]

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Scientists and environmentalists across the globe have warned governments time and again to cut down their greenhouse gas emissions which are a significant contributor to climate change. Yet, the US President and his Environment Protection Agency (EPA) are planning to erase Obama-era restrictions on the fossil fuel industry’s methane pollution. According to The Wall Street Journal, […]

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It is no secret that the US President Donald Trump hates everything that is good for the planet. Including wind energy. And he has been particularly vocal about his disdain for wind power in the past. But this time, he took his war on wind power to the next level! “If you have a windmill anywhere […]

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