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Majority Of Americans Say Climate Change Makes Hurricanes More Intense

"A majority of Americans say that global climate change contributed to the severity of recent hurricanes in Florida and Texas, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. That marks a significant shift of opinion from a dozen years ago, when a majority of the public dismissed the role of global warming and said such severe weather events just happen from time to time."

Source: Washington Post, 09/29/2017

"Washington State Denies Key Permit For U.S.-Asia Coal Export Terminal"

"Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration’s policy of global energy dominance."

Source: Reuters, 09/29/2017

"Interior Department to Overhaul Obama’s Sage Grouse Protection Plan"

"The Trump administration will seek to reconsider an Obama-era blueprint for protecting the greater sage grouse, a move that could lead to new mineral leasing, grazing and other commercial activities across the quirky bird’s Western habitat."

Source: NY Times, 09/29/2017

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