Environment

'This Is a Scam': ExxonMobil-Backed Carbon Tax Will Not Save the Planet

'This Is a Scam': ExxonMobil-Backed Carbon Tax Will Not Save the Planet
"It comes as no surprise that ExxonMobil and other oil companies are calling for anything and everything short of moving off fossil fuels entirely—most notably, the unwieldy and unproven concept of carbon taxes."
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'Dumbest Policy in the World': Canada's Massive Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Action

'Dumbest Policy in the World': Canada's Massive Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Action
Working to curb emissions while using public funds to subsidize oil and gas industry "is like trying to bail water out of a leaky boat"
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Trump FEMA chief: ‘I don’t know why the studies were done’ on Maria deaths

Trump FEMA chief: ‘I don’t know why the studies were done’ on Maria deaths
"Spousal abuse goes through the roof. You can’t blame spousal abuse after a disaster on anybody.”
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A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored

A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored
State legislators passed an anti-science law after a 2010 report warned global warming would cause devastating sea-level rise. Now, as a hurricane makes landfall, local experts demand policy change and urgent action
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EPA Exodus: Nearly 1,600 Workers Have Left Since Trump Took Office, Analysis Shows

EPA Exodus: Nearly 1,600 Workers Have Left Since Trump Took Office, Analysis Shows
"My feeling was I could do better work to protect the environment outside the EPA," says one former agency employee
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Scott Pruitt’s Unjustified Personal Security Cost Taxpayers Over $3.5 million: EPA Audit

Scott Pruitt’s Unjustified Personal Security Cost Taxpayers Over $3.5 million: EPA Audit
You, the American taxpayer, spent over $3.5 million on Scott Pruitt's security detail.
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Trump wants to make asbestos great again

Trump wants to make asbestos great again
On a daily basis, the Trump regime gives us multiple reasons to slap the palms of our hands to the brows of our heads. An
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Hottest Four Years Ever? 2015. 2016. 2017. 2018?

Hottest Four Years Ever? 2015. 2016. 2017. 2018?
"The impacts of climate change are no longer subtle"
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So Much For States' Rights: Trump Takes Aim at California's Successful Auto Emissions Standards

So Much For States' Rights: Trump Takes Aim at California's Successful Auto Emissions Standards
"Because states' rights are only applicable to women's reproductive health."
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Trump Takes 'Wrecking Ball' to Endangered Species Act

Trump Takes 'Wrecking Ball' to Endangered Species Act
If Interior Department's proposals are approved, "Zinke will go down in history as the extinction secretary"
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