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What Does Trump Know About the Environment

"They say don't use hairspray, it's bad for the ozone. So I'm sitting in this concealed apartment… I don't think anything gets out." President Trump has some… ideas about the environment.

The Trump administration has repeatedly expressed skepticism toward climate change

Just how much does President Trump know about the environment? The Trump administration revealed its proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, Obama’s program to decrease greenhouse gas emissions from remaining power plants. A coalition of 29 states and cities filed a lawsuit to block the rule, claiming that it violates Trump’s obligations under the Clean Air Act. Nonpartisan research firm Resources for the Future, along with researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Syracuse University, and the Boston University School of Public Health, released new research showing that even Environmental Protection Agency’s meager projected pollution reductions from its rule are likely overestimated.

The president’s plan is the bare minimum the EPA thinks it can get away with. It is likely to increase both carbon dioxide and local air pollutants, along with their health impacts, in more than a dozen states according to an article in National Geographic. Plus, the EPA is going to have a hard time justifying it to a court. Most coverage so far has focused on the plan’s striking weakness, but there are several other aspects of the fight over power plant emissions that are worth understanding. How these policy and legal questions get resolved will have enormous influence on what the next administration can do to address climate change.

The Trump administration has repeatedly expressed skepticism toward climate change, an opposition front toward regulation, and an all-consuming hatred for anything with former President Barack Obama’s prints on it. If it had its preferences, it wouldn’t regulate carbon emissions at all. But it has to. In 2007’s Massachusetts v. EPA, the Supreme Court ruled that if the EPA finds that greenhouse gases are a threat to public health, it must regulate them as air pollutants under the Clean Air Act. In 2009’s Endangerment Finding, the EPA found that, yes, greenhouse gases are a danger to public health.

Brut.

09/02/2019 11:57 AM

2511 comments

  • Robin H.
    2 days

    Con job

  • Diane E.
    5 days

    Shut up

  • Joe K.
    5 days

    Good luck America, you get what you deserve

  • Bobbray M.
    09/22/2020 15:57

    Absolutely nothing he's brain dead

  • Betty B.
    09/21/2020 20:00

    OMG. How scary is this. And this man is president. Actually he is an idiot.

  • Bernice M.
    09/20/2020 23:03

    I am from the Caribbean and I'm amazed at how gullible some people could be just try listening from the outside it just crazy

  • Bernice M.
    09/20/2020 22:55

    🤠🤠🤠

  • Ronnie F.
    09/17/2020 12:23

    If you want to know the truth about Global warming, U-TUBE " THE GREAT GLOBAL WARMING SWINDLE". I WATCH IT ON REVELATION T.V. CHANNEL.

  • Linda B.
    09/16/2020 23:53

    Such a friggin idiot!!

  • John W.
    09/15/2020 21:39

    Ever hear of leaf mulch breaking down? Stable genius? Horse sh*t.

  • Hien D.
    09/15/2020 03:56

    Stupid man

  • Gabriel S.
    09/13/2020 20:24

    Unbelivebal how ridiculous

  • Ian M.
    09/12/2020 12:02

    Yes, please turn off the TV quickly so we don't have to suffer listening to that melting pot of poo. Unfortunately, more wind comes out of him than the globe combined 💩

  • Darlene B.
    09/11/2020 13:50

    Trump you do not know crap

  • Johnny M.
    09/10/2020 16:21

    cadet bone spurs is always the dumbest person at any event believe me bigly

  • Iban G.
    09/10/2020 00:30

    MAY THE TRUTH PREVAIL FOR ALL THE AMERICANS TRUMP LET DIE FROM CORONAVIRUS 😷 IN NAME OF CHRIST JESUS AMEN !🎚🙏🇺🇸

  • Aren H.
    09/09/2020 16:12

    Hé is right, the US voted on trump because they were sick of the same agenda of Barack, Bush even the Clintons. Because they lie. They say Climate change is serious. But they only make resorses expencive for the publice. NOT for the big concerns who are responsabele for 90% of the damage.... and they use excaples that its very hot in Canada but they dont tell u that the northpole is always moving.... moving, yes moving. It’s moving to the east (Siberia) so its normal that it’s getting warmer in the west. They only tell u what they want to make the people pay and accept the ridiculous prices.

  • Thomas G.
    09/08/2020 15:59

    What an idiot this poor excuse of a person is

  • Owen G.
    09/07/2020 09:25

    He iso really such a Stupid person

  • Rob H.
    09/06/2020 02:34

    Trump is a moron and knows nothing about the environment.

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