On Tuesday, the same day the President addressed Congress and declared that he would “promote clean air and clean water,” Trump signed an executive order pushing the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to “review and reconsider” the Clean Water Rule.
Though the few hundred protesters were forced off of the federal land where Oceti Sakowin was stationed, many have vowed to move to the other camps as organizers promise that new camps are popping up on private lands, and that the protest will continue.
Pruitt, a self-proclaimed “leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda,” is an avid climate change denier, fossil fuel supporter and collaborator with oil and gas companies.
The Trump administration has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other governmental agencies, like the Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services, not to speak to the press and not to post on social media outlets or blogs.
The ban is set to safeguard 115 million acres of U.S. government owned portions of the Arctic Ocean as well as 3.8 million acres of the Atlantic Ocean.
Last week the Department of Interior and the Department of Agriculture declined to renew a lease for a copper-nickel mine near Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness over concerns that the mine could contaminate the area’s network of lakes, streams, and wetlands.
The United States and ten other countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, leaving environmentalists, human rights activists, women’s rights activists, doctors, and many others concerned.
The annual United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change began yesterday in Bonn, Germany to discuss how to manage the scientific phenomenon of a changing climate and the effects it has on the Global South and women. The conference will feature a multitude of meetings and workshops ranging from early warning systems in relation to...
After almost a year of negotiations, the US and China announced an unprecedented pledge this morning to limit their carbon emissions, giving hope to climate change activists worldwide.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report last week detailing the risks people will face around the world as climate change worsens.
On Earth Day, it’s not uncommon to see “Go Green” posters and signs around town, but it feels like more and more we are seeing this slogan in stores, with “green” products or all kinds being sold everywhere you look. Consumerism-masked-as-environmentalism seems to be at an all-time high, where the word green is no longer...