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Ignoring Public Opinion and Pentagon, Trump Denies Climate Crisis a National Security Threat

"If we want to keep our country safe, Trump should take military advice from the military, not fossil fuel executives who are pushing to deny climate science and boost their profits at any cost."

Julia Conley ·


Lessons from Hurricane Harvey, for a Still-Flooded Houston

As Imelda’s floodwaters drain from my hometown, I observe a discourse around Harvey’s two- year anniversary constrained by a presumed opposition between the needs of humanity and the forces of nature—as though the two were in mortal combat.

Anis Shivani ·


'Part of a Disturbing Trend of Willful Ignorance,' Say Scientists, After Investigation Shows EPA, Texas Rejected Air Quality Data Post-Hurricane Harvey

New reporting in Los Angeles Times reveals Trump administration's disregard for data, science, public health, environment following 2017 catastrophic storm

Andrea Germanos ·


Green New Deal Too Expensive? New GAO Report Details Hundreds of Billions in Climate-Related Damage

"The federal government must invest ahead of time to help communities prepare instead of just picking up the pieces after disasters strike."

Julia Conley ·


To Fund 'White Supremacist Vanity Project,' Trump Eyes Relief Funds Earmarked for Actual Disasters

"Siphoning funding from real disasters to pay for a crisis manufactured by the president is wholly unacceptable and the American people won't fall for it."

Julia Conley ·


Hurricane Trump, Season 2

If we don’t take responsibility things will only get worse, and Trump has completely shoved his head in the sand, so it is up to everyone else now.

Wim Laven ·


As Florence Makes Landfall, Poorest Once More Likely to Suffer Most From Storm's Destruction

"These disasters drag into the light exactly who is already being thrown away," notes Naomi Klein

Jessica Corbett ·


Saying Trump EPA Made 'Mockery of the Statute,' Court Orders End to Illegal Delay of Chemical Disaster Rule

"Families who live under the shadows of chemical facilities deserve safer practices to prevent future disasters."

Julia Conley ·


With Full Impact Still Hidden From Public, Report Details 'Environmental Assault' Unleashed by Hurricane Harvey

According to detailed review, nearly half a billion gallons of industrial wastewater mixed with storm water surged out of one chemical plant alone

Julia Conley ·


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