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Trump administration seeks rollback of toxic mercury emissions standards, putting thousands of lives in jeopardy

The Trump Administration Is Gutting a Toxic Emissions Standard

The Trump administration defies utilities, scientists, health professionals, and his own EPA to rollback mercury emissions standards and put lives in danger

Will Nature Put an End to the Global Warming Debate?

A scan of the past week’s climate news suggests this may be the case.

David Bernhardt nominated as Secretary of Interior - another example of the fox guarding the henhouse

Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Lobbyist David Bernhardt As Interior Secretary

After Ryan Zinke left in disgrace, Trump’s nomination of David Bernhardt As Interior Secretary represents more of the same: the fox guarding the henhouse.

As head of EPA, Andrew Wheeler wants to reduce protections from toxic chemical pollution

Toxic Chemicals Coursing Through Your Veins

The Sierra Club raises concerns ahead of a vote in the Senate Environment and Public works committee to advance Andrew Wheeler as permanent head of the EPA.

Environmental protections and access to National Parks stop during the longest government shutdown in history

How the Government Shutdown is Harming the Environment

For more than a month, environmental protections, pollution monitoring, data gathering, and access to national parks has ground to a halt

Antarctic ice loss

Latest Research Reveals Troubling Signs of Antarctica Ice Loss, Ocean Warming and Climate Warming Effects at World Heritage Sites

Antarctica’s ice sheets are losing mass more than six-times faster than previously believed and ocean temperatures are rising as much as 40-times faster than the latest U.N. IPCC report estimates. One in four UNESCO natural World Heritage sites are “highly threatened” as a result of climate warming, according to recent research.

The Trump administration gets close to opening the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge to drilling

The Trump Administration Is Closer to Allowing Drilling in the Arctic Refuge

The U.S. Department of Interior gets closer to opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, despite widespread opposition.