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    Trump’s Hand-Picked Scientists Rebuke EPA Rollbacks

    Trump’s Hand-Picked Scientists Rebuke EPA Rollbacks

    A top science-advisory board staffed with many of the Trump administration’s hand-picked appointees rebuked three of Trump’s most sweeping rollbacks of environmental regulations as flying in the face of established science, as The New York Times reported. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Board, which reviews the scientific integrity of EPA policies, published a draft […]

    Trump Makes More Bizarre Claims About Wind Power

    Trump Makes More Bizarre Claims About Wind Power

    President Donald Trump doesn’t like wind power, and he wants everyone to know it. He fought and lost a legal battle to prevent a wind farm from going up near his golf course in Scotland and, in April, he claimed wind turbines caused cancer. Then, on Saturday, he lifted his lance to tilt at windmills […]

    Trump Makes Strange Claim About Water Efficient Toilets: ‘People Are Flushing Toilets 10 Times, 15 Times’

    Trump Makes Strange Claim About Water Efficient Toilets: ‘People Are Flushing Toilets 10 Times, 15 Times’

    President Donald Trump mocked water-efficiency standards in new constructions last week. Trump said, “People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once. They end up using more water. So, EPA is looking at that very strongly, at my suggestion.” Trump asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a federal review of those […]

    CO2 Levels Expected to Reach Another Record High in 2019

    CO2 Levels Expected to Reach Another Record High in 2019

    Carbon dioxide emissions reached a new record high in 2019, according to the latest figures from the Global Carbon Project, raising concerns about the ability of large emitters to effectively address the climate crisis. The new data was unveiled during a press conference at the COP25 UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid Wednesday. It shows […]

    Animal Cruelty Becomes Federal Crime

    Animal Cruelty Becomes Federal Crime

    A bill making animal cruelty a federal crime is now the law of the land after President Donald Trump signed it on Monday. The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT) expands a 2010 law banning videos that show animals being harmed, The New York Times explained, making the acts themselves also illegal under federal […]