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Trump Says U.S. Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal

Trump Says U.S. Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal

motherearth January 28, 2018 0

Last year, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would be leaving the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation, much to the horror of other world leaders. Trump said that the Paris accord “will undermine

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Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns, Citing Administration Indifference

Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns, Citing Administration Indifference

motherearth January 17, 2018 Comments Off on Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns, Citing Administration Indifference

Three-quarters of the seats on the U.S. National Park Service advisory board are vacant following a mass resignation Monday night, citing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s unwillingness to meet with them. Nine of the panel’s

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Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

motherearth December 28, 2017 Comments Off on Trump’s Controversial Year On Energy And Environment

President Trump campaigned on a platform to make American energy great again. “We’re loaded,” he said, at a 2016 campaign appearance in North Dakota, referring to fossil fuel reserves. By unleashing those reserves and slashing regulations,

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Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

motherearth December 5, 2017 Comments Off on Patagonia Takes On Trump Over U.S. National Parks

Since yesterday, visitors to Patagonia’s website won’t see the brands latest offerings. Instead, the company’s landing page reads “The President Stole Your Land.” The stark message is referring to Trump’s decision to shrink the

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Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

motherearth December 5, 2017 Comments Off on Trump Reduces Bears Ears Land By 80 Percent

President Trump has announced a substantial reduction in size of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, a 1.35-million square acre swath of land that includes rock spires, canyons, mesas, mountains and sites significant to multiple

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Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

motherearth November 6, 2017 Comments Off on Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

President Trump has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked. The row has erupted

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The Innocuous Solar Panel, Used as a Protest Tool in Nebraska

The Innocuous Solar Panel, Used as a Protest Tool in Nebraska

motherearth August 1, 2017 Comments Off on The Innocuous Solar Panel, Used as a Protest Tool in Nebraska

Approved in the final months of the administration of George W. Bush, the Keystone XL pipeline will, when completed, pump oil from Canada to refineries in the United States. While the pipeline’s maker, TransCanada,

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At G20, World Leaders Set To Move On Climate Without U.S.

At G20, World Leaders Set To Move On Climate Without U.S.

motherearth July 8, 2017 Comments Off on At G20, World Leaders Set To Move On Climate Without U.S.

World leaders at this weekend’s G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany are expected to issue a statement on climate change that will see the United States further isolated from the rest of the globe. In a

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