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Trump’s dangerous agenda

Donald Trump has announced his latest cabinet positions: Scott Pruitt for the EPA and Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Department of the Interior. With a history of questioning the settled science of climate change and doing Big Polluters’ dirty work, we … Continue reading

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Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency

Breaking: News reports say Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his choice to head up the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is straight up anti-EPA. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, he led the state’s fight against the … Continue reading

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Weeds Resisting Monsanto’s Glyphosate

GM crops created superweed, say scientists Modified rape crosses with wild plant to create tough pesticide-resistant strain Paul Brown, environment correspondent Monday 25 July 2005 01.04 BST Modified genes from crops in a GM crop trial have transferred into local … Continue reading

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EPA research on climate change

Climate Change Research EPA research improves knowledge of the health and environment effects of climate change and provides sustainable solutions for communities to effectively manage and reduce the impacts of a changing climate. Research Areas for Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation … Continue reading

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bee-killing pesticides

EPA restricts use of bee-killing pesticides. Now it needs to ban them entirely. Sign the petition to the Environmental Protection Agency: “Thank you for restricting new and expanded uses of neonicotinoid pesticides. Take the next step and do what is … Continue reading

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first time in 40 years that annual CO2 emissions growth has remained stable

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities. In 2013, CO2 accounted for about 82% of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. Carbon dioxide is naturally present in the atmosphere as part of the … Continue reading

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Life Cycle Assessment

It is the character of modern consumer society to promote the idea that nothing is connected, that the jeans we wear, or the food we eat, are matters of personal choice without any greater context beyond a concern for immediate … Continue reading

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The Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act is a United States federal law designed to control air pollution on a national level. It requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and enforce regulations to protect the public from airborne contaminants known to … Continue reading

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environmental regulations

In the United States, the laws and regulations pertaining to the protection of the environment have been enacted by the U.S. Congress. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is authorized to enforce the environmental laws and to implement the environmental … Continue reading

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