17 Mar '17, 3pm

Trump Budget Cuts Climate Science & Action Across the Board

Trump Budget Cuts Climate Science & Action Across the Board

President Trump famously derided climate change as a “hoax,” and his America First budget blueprint that was released yesterday would make climate denial our national policy. The new administration is not hiding their intentions. Last week, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt would not agree that carbon dioxide is the primary cause of global warming. Yesterday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney declared : “as to climate change...we’re not spending money on that anymore. We consider that to be a waste of your money.” If the President’s budget became law, the federal government would stop virtually all domestic and international efforts to curb carbon pollution, cease most climate science and research, halt efforts to develop energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, and quit helping communities prepare for and recover fr...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/lissa-lynch/trump-budget-cut...

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