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An online petition that demands the World Meteorological Association to change Hurricane Irma’s name to Hurricane Ivanka is slowly reaching its 10,000-signature goal. The petition accuses Donald Trump’s eldest daughter Ivanka of quietly accepting  the administration’s lack of action on climate change when she promised to influence her father on the topic. The first daughter […]

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Trump administration’s decision to do away with the Clean Power Plan was undoubtedly one of its biggest environment blunders. The Clean Power Plan aimed to reduce power sector emissions by 30% by 2030, reducing particle pollution and other bad actors in the air by 25% and was backed by big names like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and […]

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In a decision that is yet another rollback of Obama-era environmental policies, President Trump has lifted the ban on sale of disposable plastic water bottles at some of country’s national parks. In 2011, the ‘Water Bottle Ban’ came into effect which encouraged the use of refillable water bottles on park lands. 23 national parks had adopted the […]

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Noted environmentalist and a Republican, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has launched an online database containing an extensive collection of legal and legislative research, voting records, and bill language and data to assist legislators in preparing bills on a vast range of environmental issues. “I’m pumped to unveil the Environmental Digital Legislative Handbook today, a resource for […]

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A new research published in Nature Climate Change says that there’s just a 5% chance of reaching the goals set by the Paris agreement, or keeping rising temperatures to ‘well below 2 degrees Celsius’ by mid century. Global trends in the economy, emissions and population growth make it extremely unlikely to contain global temperatures within this […]

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Ever since US President Donald Trump has announced his plan to open all coasts to offshore drilling, there has been a lot of public outcry against the decision. The latest state to denounce the plan is North Carolina, with its Governor categorically stating: “Not off our coast”. Governor Roy Cooper conveyed through his message that North […]

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An anonymous official has confirmed that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is quietly planning to build an 18-foot tall border wall in the Santa Ana National Refuge in southern Texas. The area is home to 400 bird species and hundreds of animals, including the endangered ocelot. If Trump goes on with the plan of […]

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The Trump administration has now approved a plan to drill for oil in one of the most biologically rich areas in America’s Arctic. Eni US, U.S. subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas giant, has sat on its leases in the Beaufort Sea since acquiring them more than a decade ago. The leases would have expired at […]

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