Since the start of August, over one million acres of precious land in California has been burned to ashes due to the wildfires. Scientists have noted that California has recently had some of the hottest temperatures recorded in human history and that is due to climate change, which has also been one of the main […]
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The Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to relax enforcement of countless environmental restrictions in the past month is the latest of a long list of ill-fated deregulations under the Donald Trump administration and is a move that is certain to make the planet’s climate crisis even worse.
The majority of central Venice, Italy is flooded due to an irregular amount of rain and flooded rivers with waters up to 1.87 meters, which is the worst flooding in Venice in over 50 years, according to the Associated Press.
California is experiencing one of its worst wildfire seasons this year. With over 6,000 fires igniting so far that have burned almost 200,000 acres, many people are displaced and without a home. If nothing is done to slow down climate change, we may be on track for worse to come.
Through an attempt to minimize their own accountability in regard to wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric cut power in more than 700,000 homes and businesses throughout Northern California from Oct. 9-12.
An estimated 4 million young people turned out – and walked out – internationally last Friday to insist on action to prevent further ravages of climate change.
The Trump administration announced on Sept. 18 that it will revoke California’s waiver that allowed the state to set its own standards for car emissions.
Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Arizona, Rep. Don Beyer, D-Virginia and Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan introduced a piece of legislation last Tuesday that will essentially undo the Trump administration’s attempts to weaken the Endangered Species Act.
As the Amazon rain forest continues to burn, our world leaders have not put forth an earnest effort to remedy the situation.
A proposed federal law could expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and provide more areas for hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts.