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One Planet: The Trump Administration's Environmental Rollbacks


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're discussing the Trump administration’s actions to weaken or dismantle environmental regulations that are meant to protect the environment, public health and curb greenhouse gases.

Over the past four years, the administration has repealed or weakened at least 100 environmental regulations, including fuel economy standards, rules governing clean air, and the regulation of methane emissions.


Caitlin McCoy, staff attorney with the Environmental & Energy Law Program at Harvard Law School

Sharon Lerner, investigative reporter for The Intercept, covering health and the environment

Web Resources:

The Intercept: As The West Burns, The Trump Administration Races To Demolish Environmental Protections

 The Harvard Law School Environmental & Energy Law Program : 100 Federal Rollbacks (And Counting)

The New York Times: Election and Supreme Court Fight Will Decide Trump’s Environmental Legacy

The New York Times: The Trump Administration Is Reversing 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List.

The Hill: Green groups sue EPA over methane rollbacks

MIT Technology Review: Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term


Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.