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U.S. cities tackle climate change, lead in the failure of national government

U.S. Cities are Tackling Climate Change

Although the U.S. pulled out of the Paris climate treaty, cities across the country are doing what they can to tackle climate change. Cities play an important part in limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. That’s the limit that is necessary to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Achieving that goal requires big changes as soon as possible, according…

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The corruption of Ryan Zinke

What Are Interior Secretary Zinke and His Department Hiding From the American People?

In the age of Trump, it is open season mission-driven leadership among the government’s most useful agencies. Instead, Trump’s men plunder and hide.

Businesses, cities, and states across the U.S are stepping up to climate action

U.S. Cities, States and Business Tackle Climate Change Despite Trump Inaction

Despite inaction from the Trump administration, cities, states, and businesses take up the mantle of climate action.

The corruption of Ryan Zinke

The Latest Happenings of Zinke’s Corrupt Interior Department

The happenings within the Trump administration can read like a soap opera. The recent departures of two top Interior Department officials are the latest storyline. Downey Magallanes, former deputy chief of staff and a top adviser to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, resigned on August 24. She already started a new job at BP. She worked on policy and operations, according…

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Trump's EPA guts Clean Power Plan

The EPA Guts the Clean Power Plan

In true form to his administration, the EPA proposes gutting the Clean Power Plan, a move that will further damage the climate, cost lives, and create economic loss.

Under Trump's USDA, buying organic may not mean what you think it does.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Is Being Gutted Under Trump

Gutting regulations is nothing new for the Trump administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not immune. The USDA announced the decision in the spring to withdraw from the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule published on January 19, 2017. Withdrawal became effective on May 13, 2018. The rule sets production standards for organic livestock and…

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Heading in reverse: Trump's proposal to rollback fuel efficiency standards

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

Donald Trump’s EPA seeks to “fix” fuel efficiency standards by rolling back Obama-era rules. The move faces stiff opposition from lawmakers and citizens.