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The Monuments

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On December 4, 2017
I hate these people so much. President Donald Trump sharply reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah on Monday by some two million acres, the largest rollback of federal land protection in the nation’s history. The administration shrank Bears Ears National Monument, a sprawling region of red rock canyons, by 85 percent, and […]
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Great piece here by David Roberts on why as an environmental writer, he refuses to talk about population growth as a leading problem for the planet. The short reasons: it’s racist and it’s ineffective. The first way to look at population is as a pure numbers game. More people means more consumers and more emitters, […]
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The environmental historian Chris Sellers explores this issue for Earth Day. In the 1950s, many Republicans were among the founding environmentalists in Congress. And of course, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Congress was passing groundbreaking environmental laws by nearly unanimous votes (which is why it drives me crazy when Richard Nixon gets called […]
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