Grieving for the EPA and the planet.

Scott Pruitt’s covert sabotage of the EPA is nothing short of criminal. As a threat to our future, he’s up there with Kim Jong-un.

In her New Yorker piece, “Earth Day in the Age of Trump”, Elizabeth Kolbert writes:

…millions of Americans will celebrate Earth Day, even though, three months into Donald Trump’s Presidency, there sure isn’t much to celebrate. A White House characterized by flaming incompetence has nevertheless managed to do one thing effectively: it has trashed years’ worth of work to protect the planet. As David Horsey put it recently, in the Los Angeles Times, “Donald Trump’s foreign policy and legislative agenda may be a confused mess,” but “his administration’s attack on the environment is operating with the focus and zeal of the Spanish Inquisition.”

Small rays of hope in Michael Bloomberg’s piece, “Climate Progress, With or Without Trump“, and Mélanie Laurent’s documentary film, Tomorrow.

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