No one wants the environment damaged any more than anyone wants to see violence or crime. We need a new approach to protecting the planet, but that will not happen by starving agencies of resources.
Environmental Protection Agency Archives - State of the Planet
Joe Biden and his team have put together a stunning record of environmental success. In addition to reconstructing the EPA, Biden has led the enactment of America’s largest environmental funding laws.
The momentum behind decarbonization is unstoppable as the private sector sees the benefit of a lower cost, less polluting, and more reliable energy system. The energy transition may be delayed by political reactionaries, but it will not be stopped.
We may soon see a radical anti-regulatory Supreme Court dismantling well-established regulatory practices and endangering America’s environmental quality.
We are an ingenious species, and when properly motivated, we can build an economy that doesn’t poison people and the planet.
The next four years should undo the damage of the past four years and put America back on the path of effective environmental policy.
We need effective state and federal environmental cops to protect the fragile blue dot in the vast vacuum of space that we call home.
The thought that it might be prudent to adapt to climate change and mitigate its impact has occurred to nearly all of the world’s leaders. However, in this country, our President and EPA Administrator are still not convinced there is a climate crisis.
As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, many of us reflect on the year that has past and think about the year to come. In the United States we have had a year filled with disappointment but sparked by hope.
Last week, the new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt attacked his own agency in an address to the Conservative Political Action summit. The attack on environmental regulation by the head of EPA is a remarkable nightmare. Fortunately, in our federal system, state and local officials will be able to fill in if the federal government refuses to act.