OPINION: Trump’s policies will already add gigatons of carbon to our warming atmosphere, writes @fred02138 . Pulling the U.S. from the Paris climate accord is but a footnote on his terrible environmental record.
With the forest producing 20% of the entire planet’s oxygen and storing CO2, some say the fires' impact could make it impossible to reach the environmental goals set in the Paris Climate Accord on time. (2/4)
Trump didn’t even use the word “climate” once in his entire speech on “America’s environmental leadership” yesterday, except to refer to his decision to alienate the international community and withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.
In light of the president’s remarks on the environment yesterday, let’s look at the reality of his campaign to undermine vital environmental protections. From leaving the Paris Accord, to rolling back methane rules, his actions will have critical consequences. 1/5
The president touted his record on air and water quality, ocean cleanliness and greenhouse gas emissions. But he's been criticized for pulling out of the Paris climate accord, rolling back environmental regulations and promoting fossil fuel production.
President Trump has rolled back environmental regulations, pulled the US. out of the Paris climate accord, and sowed doubt over the causes of climate change. This new attack could be his most damaging yet.
Environmental groups are threatening legal action against Shell if it does not change its business model to comply with the Paris climate accord
Hawaii passes a law that aligns its environmental goals with the Paris climate accord
Obama cautions against bailing on Paris climate accord, weakening environmental rules