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[ Leading Climate Experts Have Some Advice for Donald Trump ]


This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

To fulfill his campaign slogan of “Make America great again,” Donald Trump must back the boom in green technology—that was the message from the leading climate figures ahead of his inauguration as president on Friday.

Unleashing US innovation on the trillion-dollar clean technology market will create good US jobs, stimulate its economy, maintain the US’ political leadership around the globe and, not least, make the world a safer place by tackling climate change, the experts told the Guardian.…

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[ Analysis: Scott Pruitt’s misleading testimony from this week’s EPA confirmation hearing ]

He’s taken large contributions from energy interests for his campaigns and raised millions more for partisan political groups.

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[ Donald Trump Just Replaced the White House Climate Website With…This ]


As Donald Trump was sworn in Friday, the White House website got a major makeover. One of the casualties in the reset: any mention of the need to fight climate change.

The original White House page dedicated to the problem of climate change and former President Barack Obama’s policies to address it is now a broken link: “The requested page ‘/energy/climate-change’ could not be found.”

Instead, the White House website features Trump’s energy talking points from the campaign. The page—titled, “An America First Energy Plan”—makes no mention of climate change, other than to say, “President Trump is committed to eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the US rule.…

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[ Pruitt’s actions undermine his testimony as he runs from his own record ]

Scott Pruitt spent his hearing running from his record of doing industry’s bidding when it comes to public health and environmental protection – because he knows the public won’t support it.

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[ Obama’s legacy includes National Park Service recognition of LGBTQ history and places ]

Michael Reinemer

As the Obama Administration draws to a close, we recognize President Obama’s accomplishments in land conservation, energy reforms, efforts to help more Americans visit

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The Portland Recycling Guide

Here’s resources so you can recycle just about everything–including the kitchen sink!!

Metro – Get everything you need to know about recycling and garbage and hazardous waste disposal in the Portland metropolitan area

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability – What goes in and what stays out

Master Recycler Program – the “mother” guide to reuse, reduce, recycle at home and work