Economics

4 Threats to American Families in Trump’s EPA Budget Proposal

BY ON March 27, 2019
This was written by Keith Zukowski. It originally posted on Climate 411: The Trump administration’s federal budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year reaffirmed the White House’s misguided intent to undercut agencies and programs dedicated to protecting public health, the environment, and our climate. Similar...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Economics, Environment, EPA, Politics, Pollution

Trump’s Failure to Act on Climate Change Hurts Families

BY ON January 16, 2019
This op-ed was written by Elizabeth Gore, the Environmental Defense Fund’s senior vice president of political affairs. It originally posted at The Hill:  As the federal government shutdown and the rancorous border wall dispute consumes much of our attention, President Trump reiterated his threat to withhold essential wildfire response funds...

TOPICS: California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Economics, Environment, Heat and Extreme Weather, Renewable Energy