The proposed cuts are deeper than those put forward by Trump last year, even though the administration's own Energy Department urged him not to make such drastic reductions.
It's bad enough that Trump is pushing an inhumane immigration policy that the vast majority of Americans don't support. Worse, he's doing it at the expense of our environment.
Democratic and Republican leaders were quick to push back against the Trump administration's new plan to allow off-shore drilling virtually anywhere and everywhere.
One Democratic representative called Trump a "child who hates science class."
Trump's ignorance on this subject is obvious, but it's neither new nor is it surprising.
It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Right-wing Christians have been placing the priorities of the party before the tenants of the faith for decades. However, now they are reaching ever new extremes, emboldened by Donald Trump’s presidency and Republican control of Congress.
Instead of America being aligned with nearly 200 nations across the globe, the United States now stands only with Syria.
On Wednesday, one federal judge reminded Donald Trump that hating Barack Obama is not a good enough reason to ignore key environmental protections.
Pope Francis said the recent spate of hurricanes should prompt people to understand that humanity will "go down" if it does not address climate change and history will judge those who deny the science on its causes.
"We're not trying to scare people, we're not trying to hype this. We want people to be prepared."
The lack of transparency combined with the erosion of truth and trust in President Trump and his administration is resulting dire consequences following the lengthy meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
His behavior may play well to his shrinking group of supporters back home, but the United States under Donald Trump's leadership is becoming a laughingstock on the world stage.
The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state level, have decided are “not even people.”
Nearly a third of Iowa's energy comes from wind power, and the Hawkeye State uses a greater percentage of it than any other state in the country.
It's clear where the political energy is in this country right now, and it's not with Donald Trump.
Leaders from across the country are proving that one man without any grasp of reality – even if he's the president – will not hijack the global effort to tackle this growing threat.
"It is hard to think of the worst thing this president has done, but so far this might just be the one. "
"Our children and grandchildren will look back on this decision stunned that one world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality."
The fact that there is widespread disagreement and confusion in the White House surrounding the Paris climate accord could signal that Trump may back away from his promise to "cancel" the agreement.
Deciding whether to protect the environment or uphold some empty campaign rhetoric is a no-brainer for everybody but Donald Trump.