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[ Reaction to Interior Department recommendation on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument: Why was it under “review” in the first place? ]

Michael Reinemer

Statement on Interior Department recommendation on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, July 21, 2017

The following statement is from Scott Miller, Southwest Senior Regional Director for the Wilderness Society:

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[ ACT NOW: Stop the drilling on the doorstep of Dinosaur National Monument ]

President Trump has made it clear that his administration values fossil fuel development above our lands and climate, and the latest victim could be the pristine night skies, rushing rivers and incredible prehistoric treasures around Dinosaur National Monument.

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[ Under Trump, sneaky attempts to put fossil fuel interests above the American people ]

Just two months after President Trump approved the permanent dismantlement of a rule that ensured the public was involved early and often in decisions about fossil fuel development on public land, the Trump administration has opened an absurdly short comment period to overhaul the process of public land management.

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[ Half Of The 18.3 Trillion Pounds Of Plastic Produced Was Created In Last 13 Years ]

The next time you go to throw out a piece of plastic packaging, imagine it resting atop a pile containing the 10.8 trillion pounds of plastic trash we’ve produced in the last six decades.

According to a study in the journal Science Advances titled “Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made,” widespread use of plastic products only dates back to about 1950 — but in that time, we’ve produced about 8300 million metric tons (Mt) (around 9.1 billion tons or 18.3 trillion pounds) of plastic.…

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[ Trump’s “America First” energy plan is a losing proposition for industry. Here’s why. ]

How will America’s natural gas industry operate 5-10-20 years down the line in an increasingly carbon-constrained world? The administration forgot to ask.

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