Tag: climate change

Thank You, Wyoming

Thank you, Wyoming. In your latest legal filing opposing WildEarth Guardians’ challenge to new coal mining in the Powder River Basin, the largest coal producing region in the United States, you offered some rare praise.  In a brief filed in federal court, you remarked: As sure as the […]

Biting Back on Illegal Coal Sales

Back in February, WildEarth Guardians quietly scored a major ruling that Trump’s U.S. Bureau of Land Management illegally allowed employees without authority to approve sales of publicly owned coal.  Now that ruling is under assault and Guardians is pushing back to defend it. The ruling, which was issued […]

Zinke Declares War on Reality

This isn’t ironic, it’s unconscionable. At the same time scientists released a study finding Glacier National Park’s namesake glaciers are headed for extinction, Trump’s U.S. Department of the Interior scrubbed its website of pictures of melting glaciers and discussions of climate change. Even more galling, Interior Secretary, Ryan […]

Climate Denial Can’t Change Reality

Late last week, WildEarth Guardians took dead aim on President Trump’s blatant denial of climate science. In a brief filed in federal court in Wyoming, we targeted Trump’s withdrawal of climate protections adopted under the Obama Administration.  The brief was filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit over […]

Interior Truly Denies Climate Change

Although the U.S. Interior Department’s ongoing approval of fossil fuel development on our public lands speaks volumes to the agency’s refusal to combating climate change, it sure helps to have words convey how the Department really feels. In response to concerns raised by WildEarth Guardians over the climate […]