Trump Touts “Environmental Leadership” Despite Destructive Climate Policies

Jul 09, 2019

The resolution comes one day after Trump gave an address touting his administrations environmental leadership. Trump reportedly made the speech after consultants from his 2020 campaign said he was lacking support from several key demographics who are concerned with climate change. Environmental groups and scientists have repeatedly condemned Trumps attacks on the environment, which include leaving the Paris climate agreement, cutting clean water and air protections, and promoting coal production. Last year saw a hike of 3.4% in greenhouse gas emissionsthe biggest rise since 2010.

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