Donald Trump – GBRI
 

While the Trump administration is busy promoting fossil fuels, rolling back Obama-era pro-environment policies and ignoring climate change, the country’s corporate giants are increasingly choosing to ignore the US president’s skeptical stance on climate change and moving ahead towards their own environmental goals. Several big names like Walmart, General Motors, Ford and Mars, appeared this week […]

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Few days ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Trump administration’s plans of lifting the Obama-era ban on import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, a move that ridiculed was by conservationists around the globe. Now the Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council has sued the Trump government for the same. After massive […]

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At the COP 23 UN climate summit being held in Bonn, Germany, war-torn Middle East country Syria signed the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving US the only country in the world which is not a part of the pact. The Paris accord was signed by nearly 200 countries in December 2015 in an effort to curb […]

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The Trump administration will scuttle an Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, made the announcement in Hazard, Ky., on Monday, saying the rule hurt coal-fired plants. “The EPA and no federal agency should ever use its authority to say to you we […]

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US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt has confirmed that the Trump government will officially scrap the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) that was designed to fight climate change. He made the announcement at an event in Kentucky saying he will sign a proposed rule on Tuesday “to withdraw the so-called clean power plan […]

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It seems like the US President Donald Trump has learnt no lesson whatsoever from the massive destruction caused by two back-to-back hurricanes that experts believe were intensified by climate change. It has been estimated that the total cost of rebuilding after hurricanes Harvey and Irma would be around $150 billion! Still, instead of pushing for clean […]

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