Trump Times

May 2017

• Ivanka Quotes Jane Goodall in Book, Goodall Responds: “Help Us Protect the Planet” — See Photos & Video (The Washington Post, 5/3/17).

White House Climate Accord Debate: Pull Out Completely or Stay In but Promise Less (The New York Times, 5/2/17).

April 2017

Officials Purge EPA Website of Info, Facts that Contradict Trump-Era Priorities, Beliefs — See Photo & Video (The Washington Post, 4/29/17).

• Trump Jr. Shoots Prairie Dogs with Republican Congressional Candidate in Montana (Daily Kos, 4/26/17).

Trump Orders Review of Monument Designations Protecting Federal Land from Commercial Exploitation — See Video (The Hill, 4/26/17). Read more, see more video here and here.

Trump Team Split on Staying In, Dropping Out of Paris Climate Accord (The Washington Post, 4/26/17). Read more, see more photos and video here.

Opinion: Trump Budget Cuts Threaten American Fisheries (The New York Times, 4/25/17).

Trump Tells Astronauts He Wants to Send Mission to Mars While in Office — See Photo (Quartz, 3/25/17).

Trump Earth Day Statement Adds Insult to Injury (The Huffington Post, 4/22/17).

Expert Opinion: Trump’s Actions Now Could Doom Planet (The New York Times, 4/20/17).

Dow, Big Campaign Contributor, Presses Trump to Ignore Findings on Dangerous Pesticides (AP, 4/20/17).

Ivanka, Jared, Tillerson, Others Urging Trump to Stay in Paris Accord (The New York Times, 4/18/17).

Trump’s EPA Seeks to Delay Arguments in Court Challenge to Clean Air Regulations (The Washington Post, 4/18/17).

• Pruitt Pushes Trump’s Back-to-Coal Agenda at Mine Owned by Company Divesting from Coal (The New York Times, 4/17/17).

• Trump Takes First Steps to Allow Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic Coast (The Washington Post, 4/7/17).

• Environmentalists Sue after EPA Ditches Long-Sought Pesticide Ban (The New York Times, 4/5/17).

March 2017

EPA Releases Plans for Deeper Staff, Program Cuts — See Chart & Video Report (The Washington Post, 3/31/17).

Congress Wants to End President’s Power to Preserve Federal Lands, Marine Environments as National Monuments (The New York Times, 3/31/17).

Former NYC Mayor: Fear Not, Efforts to Forestall Climate Change Will  Continue (The New York Times, 3/31/17).

Trump’s EPA Loses 2nd Climate-Change Denier (The Washington Post, 3/30/17).

Pruitt Rejects EPA Recommendation, Refuses to Ban Dangerous Insecticide (The New York Times, 3/29/17).

Donald Trump Jr. Teaches Sons How to Abuse Marine Life in Palm Beach — See Photo & Video (IBTimes, 3/27/17).

Pruitt Filling EPA Top Slots with Climate-Change Skeptics (The New York Times, 3/7/17).

Opinion: Trump Voters Will Not Be Happy when EPA Stops Protecting Air, Water (The New York Times, 3/7/17).

Scientists Freaked by Cuts in NOAA Funding — See Video (USA Today, 3/6/17).

Changes to Government Websites Reflect New Priorities, Make Scientific Information Harder to Find, Save — See Photos (The New York Times, 3/6/17).

NOAA Budget Cuts Will Impair Ability to Predict, Warn of Severe Weather — See Photos & Video (Mashable, 3/5/17).

• Trump Budget Slashes Funds for NOAA Research, Satellites — See Images & Video (The Washington Post, 3/3/17). Read more, see more photos and video here

• Trump’s EPA, Transportation Secretaries to Cancel Regs on Car Emissions (The New York Times, 3/3/17).

Pruitt EPA Gives Oil, Gas Industries Free Pass on Methane Emissions (The Washington Post, 3/2/17).

• Members of Trump Inner Circle Disagrees on Pulling Out of Climate Accord (The New York Times, 3/2/17).

• Melania Trump Extols Healing Power of Nature in Visit to Children’s Hospital — See Photos (ThinkProgress.org, 3/2/17).

• Conservationists Leery of Newly Confirmed Secretary of Interior — See Video (The Washington Post, 3/1/17). Read more, see photos here and here.

February 2017

• EPA Funding among First to Go under Trump (The New York Times, 2/26/17).

• EPA Funding among First to Go under Trump (The New York Times, 2/26/17).

• Trump Signs Order to Let Coal Industry Pollute Rivers, Streams with Worse to Come (The New York Times, 2/23/17). Read more here, here and here.

• Climate-Change Deniers to Trump: Withdraw U.S. from U.N. Treaty (The Hill, 2/23/17).

• Pruitt Emails Confirm New EPA Chief was Industry Puppet (The New York Times, 2/22/17).

• Pruitt Confirmed as Head of EPA (The New York Times, 2/17/17). Read more here and  here.

• Volunteer Programmers Race to Gather Climate-Change, Science Data from Government Websites Before It Disappears (The Christian Science Monitor, 2/17/17).

• GOP to NASA’s Climate-Change Scientists — You’re Fired (Scientific American, 2/17/17).

• Pruitt Confirmed as Head of EPA (The New York Times, 2/17/17). Read more here.

• Trump Gears Up to Rescind Obama’s Clean Energy, Clean Water Rules (Bloomberg, 2/16/17).

• EPA Employees Beseech Senators to Block Pruitt (The New York Times, 2/16/17).

• NASA Continues Sharing Climate-Change Info with Public — See Photos & Video (The Washington Post, 2/16/17). Read more, see more photos here.

• Republicans Take Aim at Endangered Species Act (Huffington Post, 2/15/17)

• 2 Republican Congressmen Introduce Bill to Eradicate EPA (Daily Kos, 2/15/17).

• Endangered Listing of Rusty Patched Bumblebee Delayed by Regulatory Freeze — see Photo (The Washington Post, 2/9/17).

Acting Secretary of Army Green Lights Dakota Pipeline (The New York Times, 2/7/16).

• USDA Purges Website of  Info Used by Journalists, Advocates on Quality of Animal Care  at Circuses, Labs, Zoos (The Washington Post, 2/3/17). Read more here.

• Climate-Change Denier Will Help Decide Who Runs NOAA under Trump (Quartz, 2/1/17).

January 2017

• Anonymous Park Service Employees Tweeting Climate Change Facts in Defiance of Trump Gag Order (The Washington Post, 1/25/17).

• EPA Resists Trump Order to Remove Climate-Change Info from Website (The Washington Post, 1/25/17).

• CDC Cancels Conference on Climate & Health on Eve of Trump Inauguration (The Washington Post, 1/23/17).

• Climate Change Info Disappears from Trump’s White House Web Site (The New York Times, 1/20/17).

• Trump’s EPA Nominee Repeatedly Sued Agency to Block Clean Air, Water Regulations (The Huffington Post, 1/3/17).