What Does the 2016 Election Mean for the Environment
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports:
- Trump Options For Undoing Climate Policy
- International Institute for Climate Action and Theory
- UN Paris Agreement page
- Massachussetts v. EPA 2007 Supreme Court ruling directing the EPA to regulate heat-trapping gases as falling under the Clean Air Act: https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/05-1120.ZS.html
- Climate Change and the Post-Election Blues
- Energy, Climate Change, and The Election Of 2016
- Climate Change and the Incoming Trump Government
- White House Unveils Bold Climate Change Plan Before Trump Takes Over
- States May Drive U.S. Climate Policy Under Trump
How to track climate change deregulation efforts, learn about the regulations and agencies, and What to do with the information.
CLIMATE DEREGULATION TRACKER
A wonderful and efficient tool for tracking what the Trump Administration is doing to deregulate our climate and environmental protections has been created by the Columbia Law School Sabin Center for Environmental Law of the Earth Institute’s > It
“identifies steps taken by the incoming administration and Congress to scale back or wholly eliminate federal climate mitigation and adaptation measures.
REGULATIONS AND REGULATORY AGENCY INFORMATION: The site also provides a link to a database of climate change regulations which is updated as changes occur.
- Share the information: in casual conversation, classes, clubs, environmental discussion groups
- Watch for required public comment periods and provide comments
- Write, call, email your political representatives
- Contact your state and local representatives to support protective legislation at those levels
- Support non-profit organization working to protect the environment
- Consider forming a discussion group or becoming active in a non-profit organization in order to have people to speak and work with on the issues.