E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to weaken environmental rules, but it could be quickly undone after the November election. This is not the time to be going backwards on the environment. Source: E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas – The … Continue reading E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters - The New York Times

Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters – The New York Times

Why a 17-year-old is a better economist than Steve Mnuchin. The International Monetary Fund makes regular estimates of worldwide subsidies to fossil fuels — subsidies that partly take the form of tax breaks and outright cash grants, but mainly involve not holding the industry accountable for the indirect costs it imposes. In … Continue reading Opinion | Greta Versus the Greedy Grifters – The New York Times

Trump's Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

Trump’s Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

Donald Trump’s administration has turned its malicious gaze towards energy-efficient lightbulb standards originally enacted during the Bush administration and finalized by the Obama administration, NPR reported on Wednesday. LED bulbs are so cheap now because of the regulations phasing out incandescent bulbs and they are so much more energy efficient, it’s downright … Continue reading Trump’s Energy Department Set to Roll Back Lightbulb Standards

Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. - The New York Times

Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times

The same tools that fixed the ozone hole — science, innovation and international action — can address it. But we need to get moving on this like we did with the ozone. Source: Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times Continue reading Opinion | The World Solved the Ozone Problem. It Can Solve Climate Change. – The New York Times