Trump dismantles environmental protections under cover of coronavirus

Trump dismantles environmental protections under cover of coronavirus

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The Trump administration is diligently weakening US environment protections even amid a global pandemic, continuing its rollback as the November election approaches.

What Trump’s done is create a blitzkrieg against the environment … trying to dismantle not just Obama’s environmental achievements but turn back the clock to a pre-Richard Nixon day,” said Douglas Brinkley, a history professor at Rice University who is writing a book on the subject…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (05-11-2020)

The silenced: meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump; Guardian UK (09-17-2019)

Carbon emissions up as Trump agenda rolls back climate change work; Guardian UK (01-08-2019)

A running list of how Trump is changing the environment; National Geographic (07-19-2018)

Federal penalties against polluters at lowest level in a decade under Trump; Guardian UK (02-09-2018)
Figures released by the EPA show that 115 crime cases were opened in 2017, down from a peak of nearly 400 in 2009…

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…

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