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  1. Pollution

    The New Administration’s Climate Hostility

    The winds of change are blowing hot. Donald Trump’s no tree hugger, having called climate change a “hoax” and threatened to derail recent U.S. environmental commitments, including the Paris climate accord. As with all of his policies, many are asking how serious Trump is — and the outlook isn’t encouraging for environmentalists, from Trump’s vow to put a climate-change denier in charge of the EPA to making coal the cornerstone of U.S. energy policy. But there’s always been a gap between Trump the brand and actual performance, so such plans could end up on ice.

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