FEMA | Disasters – Facts and News Links

Feel free to share with the share buttons, or copy and paste, these FEMA related social media clips. They’re all under 140 characters so they will work on Twitter.

General overseeing Puerto Rico response breaks with Trump: We don’t have enough troops or equipment http://hill.cm/cZJIOMz

‘Not enough’ troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

‘Not enough’ troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

'Not enough' troops, equipment in Puerto Rico, says general in charge of relief

The Defense Department has not sent enough troops and vehicles to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico but will soon send more, according to the three-star general newly in charge of coordinating the military response.

Source: hill.cm/cZJIOMz

The French are a lot further & yet they had no problem responding RIGHT AWAY: http://bit.ly/2fw5KQq

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

French aircraft, troops back Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Caribbean

France has flown two A400M military airlifters and is sailing over the helicopter carrier Tonnerre to deliver humanitarian aid to islands in the French Caribbean.

Source: bit.ly/2fw5KQq

Puerto Rico mayor fires back at Trump admin: “This is not a good news story, this is a people-are-dying story” http://hill.cm/dHH8xWY

...   read more

Climate Change – Facts and News Links

Feel free to share or copy and paste these social media clips and images. They’re all under 140 characters so they will work on Twitter.

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change http://wapo.st/2xf7dkY?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.436817c6c202

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

The expert panel’s work has been aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials factor the government’s climate analysis into long-term planning.

Source: wapo.st/2xf7dkY?tid=ss_tw

Al Gore thought Trump ‘might come to his senses’ on climate change. Nope. http://wapo.st/2vAtk7P?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.6212fb6cfff1

Al Gore thought Trump ‘might come to his senses’ on climate change. Nope.

Al Gore thought Trump ‘might come to his senses’ on climate change. Nope.

Bill Maher also zinged Gore about the consequences of rising sea levels: ‘Who would know better about losing Florida?’

Source: wapo.st/2vAtk7P?tid=ss_tw

EPA committee told ‘climate change will be de-emphasized’ by Trump – Business Insider http://read.bi/2tDpJ5y

...   read more

Environment | EPA – Facts & News Links

Feel free to share, or copy and paste these Environment / EPA related social media clips and images. They’re all under 140 characters so they will work on Twitter.

E-N-V-I-R-O-N-M-E-N-T-A-L P-R-O-T-E-C-T-I-O-N A-G-E-N-C-Y

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Environmental Protection… say it with me Scott

E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves http://nyti.ms/2BRq8Wn

E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

Among the departures are nearly 200 biologists, chemists and toxicologists, draining the agency of scientific expertise needed to address pollution threats.

Source: nyti.ms/2BRq8Wn

Trump EPA loosens regulations for “major” sources of air pollution http://hill.cm/HtD2V21

EPA loosens rules on some ‘major’ air pollution sources

EPA loosens rules on some ‘major’ air pollution sources

EPA loosens rules on some ‘major’ air pollution sources

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) loosened regulatory compliance standards Thursday for certain sources of air pollution previously considered “major.”

Source: hill.cm/HtD2V21

Trump and Scott Pruitt post signs boasting about EPA deregulation, employees say it feels like a “slap in the face” http://bit.ly/2FeMQZ1

...   read more