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    Latest Trump Rollback Targets Water-Saving Showerheads

    Latest Trump Rollback Targets Water-Saving Showerheads

    The Trump administration continued its war on appliance efficiency Wednesday with a proposal to increase the water that can flow from showerheads. The latest Department of Energy (DOE) plan follows its rollbacks on lightbulb and dishwasher standards, as well as President Donald Trump‘s repeated complaints about water-saving appliances. But consumer advocates say the changes are […]

    U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 5 Million, Only 17 Days After Hitting 4 Million

    U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 5 Million, Only 17 Days After Hitting 4 Million

    The U.S. passed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, just 17 days after it hit the four-million case mark. The number means the U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than Ireland and Alabama have people, CNN pointed out. “This is such a sobering number,” Vanderbilt University infectious […]

    Facebook, Twitter Remove Trump Posts Sharing False COVID-19 Info

    Facebook, Twitter Remove Trump Posts Sharing False COVID-19 Info

    Facebook and Twitter removed posts by President Donald Trump and his campaign Wednesday for violating their policies against spreading false information about COVID-19. The offending posts both shared a link to a video in which Trump claimed that children are “almost immune” to the coronavirus, Reuters reported. Facebook said it was the first time it […]

    Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act Into Law

    Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act Into Law

    The Great American Outdoors Act is now the law of the land. President Donald Trump signed the bill, which passed the Senate and House with bipartisan support, on Tuesday. It is considered a major U.S. conservation milestone. “You cannot overstate the importance of this bill and what it will mean for national parks, public lands […]

    As Biden Embraces More Ambitious Climate Plan, Fossil Fuel Execs Donate to Trump ‘With Greater Zeal’ Than in 2016

    As Biden Embraces More Ambitious Climate Plan, Fossil Fuel Execs Donate to Trump ‘With Greater Zeal’ Than in 2016

    By Jake Johnson With presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s climate platform becoming increasingly ambitious thanks to nonstop grassroots pressure, fossil fuel executives and lobbyists are pouring money into the coffers of President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign in the hopes of keeping an outspoken and dedicated ally of dirty energy in the White House. The Houston […]