Trump’s budget and infrastructure proposals are a one-two punch to the climate and communities. It’s an all-out assault on the health and safety of families and planet.
Read InsideClimate News’ look at how fossil fuel donors shaped the anti-climate agenda of the House Science Committee.
“Burning fossil fuels comes at a giant price tag which the U.S. economy cannot afford and not sustain.”
– Sir Robert Watson, director at the U.K’s Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research. Read more.
Is your BANK funding climate devastation? (the answer is probably yes)
“The question for us – as climate and democracy and justice advocates – is not primarily which policy path leads to how many degrees of warming using what assumptions under whose scenarios. The critical question right now is this: How do we build more political power, and how do we win? Less PowerPoint. More power.”
“Basically, the fossil fuel industry has sent a raiding party into EPA and taken it over… I think he feels a kind of immunity from any kind of accountability because the fossil fuel industry so owns the Republican Party and so owns him.”
– Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. From @politico Morning Energy.