The OMB has predicted that under sequestration, the EPA will be cut by $716 million in 2013.
Because of “Superstorm” Sandy, a groundswell of support to have a conversation about climate change can no longer be suppressed.
“This week we are reminded of the power of nature. This is not a science fiction movie. This is now. If we don’t implement a real renewable energy policy, this will not be the end of the ‘superstorms’ in our country and the world, but the beginning.”
The Koch Brothers have funneled $60 million to organizations supporting the denial of climate change, and that only covers 1997 to 2010.
Russell E. Train and Barry Commoner both grasped the vital consequences of protecting the earth’s resources, and the fact that people need to work together to achieve these goals.
Editorial boards around the country from New Hampshire to Los Angeles weighed in on the court’s ruling, and the reaction wasn’t positive.
Particle pollution—otherwise know as haze—and soot have reduced visibility in American’s hallowed recreational spaces, where visitors to a single location can top 9 million people annually.
Ordinary citizens are fighting back, demanding that the polluters be reined in. At the forefront of the pushback are parents and doctors.
Inhofe has established a unique niche in the environmental space by being the sole senator to oppose the Everglades restoration, and for his quote calling the EPA a “Gestapo bureaucracy.”
“New York City is spending $400 million to pollute the neighborhood, severely impair the quality of life and threaten kids,” said David Mack, Vice President of Residents for Sane Trash Solutions.