Magazine December 19, 2016, Issue

Trump the Climate-Slayer

The environmental Left is having a panic

Given the emotional reactions that Donald Trump and climate change each trigger separately, they are especially combustible when combined.

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman worries that Trump’s election “may have killed the planet.” Activist Bill McKibben calls Trump’s plan to reverse the Obama climate agenda by approving the Keystone XL pipeline and other fossil-fuel projects, rescinding the Clean Power Plan, and withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement “the biggest, most against-the-odds and most irrevocable bet any president has ever made about anything.” And let’s not forget “Zach,” the Democratic National Committee staffer who reportedly stormed out of a post-election meeting

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Letters

American Interests and Obligations Mr. Nordlinger raises a legitimate question as to the extent to which Americans should be prepared to commit military resources, i.e., American lives, in furtherance of our ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ Say what you will about Twitter, it’s an improvement over Josh Earnest. ‐ President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Alabama senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general. Sessions is ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

MOVING Worn chairs with no seats cluster where A mirror gives back a dull stare At memories of other times. As leather books are losing rhymes, They tumble from a cardboard box Where fossils hide, within ...

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