Climate News Roundup: March 26-April 1

Posted by in # Blog, #Weekly News Roundup on April 1, 2017

The Latest on Climate Change in Los Angeles and California, and Beyond

Unpopular Presidential News: “By the numbers, Trump’s big environmental regulation rollback is all kinds of unpopular” (Emily Guskin Washington Post); “Trump’s Executive Order is Out of Step With Americans” (Brian Kahn, Climate Central)

Local Resistance to the Proposed Federal Rollbacks on Climate Action:
#ClimateMayors Letter to President Trump on Roll Back of US Climate Actions

(West Coast Governors and Mayors and Attorney Generals also released statements on the subject.)

Health Connection: A new report by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica, “Mental Health and our Changing Climate” reveals how taxing climate change is on our communities, as well as our ability to work on solutions. (Washington Post)

Reading List

The Business Case for Clean Energy: “Trump’s Pro-Coal Orders Are Doomed to Fail” (Per Espen Stoknes and Tom Bowman, TIME)

“Climate Progress, With or Without Trump” (Michael R. Bloomberg, New York Times)