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President Trump has yet again made it clear that he has absolutely no intention of meeting Obama’s climate change commitments. His new energy independence executive order seeks to radically change the US narrative on climate change, its causes and its importance. The best way of fighting global warming, according to the new outline, is to create […]

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Trump administration is all set to weaken the fuel economy and global warming emissions standards set for 2025 way back in 2012 by the Obama government. The rules aimed to decrease the nation’s dependence on foreign oil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that, according to climate change crusaders, are the primary cause of global warming. President Trump said […]

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Some environment enthusiasts sneaked into President Trump’s Rancho Palos Verdes, California golf course and vandalized the property by carving “NO MORE TIGERS, NO MORE WOODS” on the pristine grounds. One of the members of the anonymous protest group that claimed responsibility for the vandalism told the local ABC station, “It’s a protest piece against Trump’s administration’s handling […]

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As the Trump administration is considering sharp budget slashes at the EPA, it is being reported that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative might have to face a drastic 97% cut- from US$300 million to $10 million annually! This initiative has, in the past, received bipartisan support. According to reports, the budget measures would cut funding for algae […]

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The budget of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a leading government agency on climate science, has been slashed by the Trump administration by a significant 17%. According to a four-page budget memo obtained by The Washington Post, it has been proposed to deliver steep cuts to research funding and satellite programs and also elimination of  funding for […]

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Continuing his drive to repeal environmental laws, President Trump recently signed an executive order directing his administration to dismantle Obama’s clean water regulation. The 2015 rule, also known as “Waters of the United States”, gave the federal government authority to limit pollution in major bodies of water, rivers, streams, and wetlands. The clean water rule was […]

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After Massachusetts, California is the next state to introduce a bill to derive 100% energy from renewable sources. A new bill introduced by state Senate leader Kevin de León would require the state to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045. With the falling costs for solar and wind power, this might be an achievable goal […]

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Ex-President Barack Obama’s policies on climate and water pollution might be rolled back through new executive orders from current President Donald Trump. This clearly proves that the new administration is determined to promote fossil-fuel production and economic activity, regardless of the fact that renewable energy could also account for major economic growth, if given a chance. One […]

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With President Trump at the helm of affairs, NASA might finally have to abandon its climate change research. The administration wants NASA to focus more on space missions and allocate more funds to that area while it wants ‘other’ agencies to take up climate change research. At a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing, […]

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Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), has reported 69 accidental spills from pipelines in the last two years alone. There were 42 known oil spills, 11 natural gas spills, nine gasoline spills, three propane spills, two ‘other’ spills and two ‘unknown’ spills. That roughly amounts to almost 2.8 accidents […]

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