Oliver Milman

The Trump Administration Is Ticking Off Big Oil's Wish List Item by Item

The Trump administration’s zeal for environmental rollbacks has enabled it to fulfill almost all of the top priorities in a “wishlist” drawn up by the American Petroleum Institute (API), the leading lobby group for U.S. oil and gas companies.

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Why Many Hunters Are Against Canned Hunting

They’re known as canned hunts; captive mammal hunting ranches in the U.S. which offer the chance to shoot a zebra or antelope or even a lion for several thousand dollars. The animals are fenced in and often unafraid of humans so the kills are easy, to the extent that some venues even provide the option of shooting them via the internet, with the use of a camera and a gun on a mount.

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The Trump Administration Has Begun Censoring Use of the Term 'Climate Change'

Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead.

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Trump Administration Halts Methane Regulations on Industry - Though Admitting It Would Harm Children

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed delaying a federal air pollution rule for two years, despite acknowledging that children will be disproportionately harmed by the decision.

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The Top Five Worst Things Trump Has Done on Climate Change–So Far

1. Nominating Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

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Trump Era Heralds Most Radical Shakeup of U.S. Environmental Laws Since 1970s

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, caused conniptions among scientists this week by claiming that carbon dioxide isn’t the primary catalyst of global warming. Conservative groups and industry, on the other hand, heard hints that a cherished goal may be within reach.

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'Just Racist': EPA Cuts Will Hit Black and Hispanic Communities the Hardest

Planned cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency are set to fall heaviest upon communities of color across the US that already suffer disproportionately from toxic pollution, green groups have warned.

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New EPA Head Scott Pruitt's Emails Reveal Close Ties With Fossil Fuel Interests

The close relationship between Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and fossil fuel interests including the billionaire Koch brothers has been highlighted in more than 7,500 emails and other records released by the Oklahoma attorney general’s office on Wednesday.

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Trump's Resurrection of Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines Cements America's Climate Antagonism

If there were any lingering doubts over Donald Trump’s enthusiasm for shoving the U.S. back into the smoggy embrace of fossil fuels, his decision to revive the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines banishes them utterly.

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