Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)


Photograph courtesy of: © William Neal, Orrin Pilkey & Norma Longo.

Excerpts;

The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change…

Read Full Article, The New York Times (01-20-2020)

Republican-led States Want Disaster Aid Without Having to Address Climate Change, The New York Mag (01-20-2020)
Southern states battered by natural disasters are putting in for the HUD money, but leaving out phrases related to climate change in order to stay on the Trump administration’s good side…

Trump to planet: Drop dead, CNN (06-01-2017)
“America First” is becoming increasingly America alone. Somehow, Donald Trump has managed, with a single, desperate and ill-conceived stroke, to sever the United States from the rest of the world…

Water world: rising tides close in on Trump, the climate change denier; Guardian UK (07-06-2016)

‘Kids are taking the streets’: climate activists plan avalanche of events as 2020 election looms, Guardian UK (01-25-2020)

Lawsuit could put U.S. government’s role in climate change on trial; CBS News (03-02-2019)
A lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 kids alleges the U.S. government knowingly failed to protect them from climate change. If the plaintiffs win, it could mean massive changes for the use of fossil fuels…

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