The president’s promise to renegotiate the international climate agreement was always a smogscreen, the oil industry has a red phone at Interior, and will Trump bring food trucks to Old Faithful?
Plus, national parks are getting hazy (again), and Trump makes a quixotic bid to buy Greenland.
The Trump administration’s review of national monuments threatens America’s culture and natural beauty.
Cobalt mining and other interests lay claim to Grand Staircase–Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments, rankling local communities tied to these lands.
Seriously. It’s asking American taxpayers to fund a 60-mile seawall along the refinery-heavy Texas Gulf Coast.
If we don’t address these increasingly severe threats, America’s most treasured lands might soon be unrecognizable.
NRDC played a key role in banning offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic. Once again, it’s fighting to protect those oceans—and the rest of America’s waters.
Plus, NOAA’s sick Twitter burn and the EPA’s corporate giveaways (which attorney general nominee William Barr seems cool with).
Before a president auctions off U.S. coastlines to oil companies, he has to ask state governors, Congress, local businesses, and you. Here’s how Trump is ignoring that process—and how it’s endangering coastal communities.