Oil Industry, Trump Administration Plan to Drill Off Florida’s Coast

Via Food and Water Watch: The Trump administration is putting energy industry special interests ahead of public health. Its latest awful proposal? Open up more of our coasts to offshore drilling, including Florida’s coasts. The Department of the Interior is taking… Read More

Trump to Strip Restrictions That Include Killing Wolf Pups In Dens

Washington, DC — The Trump administration is taking aim at restrictions on recreational hunting and trapping inside parks and refuges in Alaska, according to directives posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The regulations limit questionable… Read More

Americans Believe Bayer-Monsanto Merger Threatens Jobs, Independent Farmers, Food Safety

Americans, including Trump voters, want administration to take aggressive stance on corporate monopolies. See our report on the history of Monsanto and its potential merger partner Bayer here.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recently released poll shows that… Read More

Paris Agreement or Not, US Was Never a Climate Leader

The following guest blog, originally published by GlobalJustice.org.uk, was written by Brandon Wu, a US-based activist and Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid USA, who has engaged with the UN climate process for many years. 1. The… Read More

The State of the Forest Movement in the Era of Trump: Ideas for Strengthening Our Collective Work

In preparation for the upcoming Heartwood annual Forest Council, GJEP co-directors Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann wrote this statement on the need to regenerate the forest protection movement in the US, particularly in the shadow of a Trump… Read More

Trump’s Reckless Ocean Drilling Order Imperils Coastlines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration will begin the process of allowing drilling off the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts, according to reports. The executive order will allow Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to roll back protections on drilling… Read More

Submit Your Comment on the Keystone XL Pipeline

In Nebraska, there is still no permitted route for Keystone. Eighty-five landowners are refusing to give up their land to make way for the pipeline, and thousands more people are rallying to deny TransCanada their Nebraska permit for… Read More

Endangered Species Threatened by US-Mexico Border Wall

MongaBay.com: The new Trump administration in the U.S. brings with it a wave of policy and agenda shifts that are set to negatively impact the state of the environment on a national and global scale. Among them are… Read More

International Indian Treaty Council: Trump’s Executive Orders Violate Treaties

The following editorial segment from Andrea Carmen and Roberto Borrero of the International Indian Treaty Council was originally published on Indian County Media Network. Read the full piece here.   Statement by the International Indian Treaty Council: Just two weeks after… Read More

Trump Names Industry Lobbyist and Climate Science Denier as Top White House Energy Aide

GreenWire has reported that climate change denier Mike Catanzaro — a lobbyist for oil and gas companies Noble Energy, Devon Energy, Encana Oil and Gas,  American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), and Hess Corporation — will soon become a top energy policy aide for President Donald Trump. Catanzaro’s lobbying… Read More