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President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on August 2, 2018. (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com)
Climate Change Will Make Pandemics More Likely. Here Are 8 Times Trump Denied It Exists.

Research from Harvard found exposure to air pollution makes it more likely that patients will die from the coronavirus.

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.

In this April 26, 2020, file photo, empty lanes of the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway that leads to downtown Los Angeles is seen during the coronavirus outbreak in Los Angeles, Calif.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Global Carbon Emissions Fell 17% Amid Coronavirus Peak

The stay-at-home orders around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic have caused a dramatic decrease in daily global carbon emissions.

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The Earth’s Air Quality is Getting A Lot Better As People Stay Home

Researchers are tracking dramatic drops in traditional air pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide, smog and tiny particles. These types of pollution kill up to 7 million people a year worldwide, according to Health Effects Institute president Dan Greenbaum.

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What War Can Teach Us About Defeating COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is as much our enemy as it is our ally. The virus offensive caught us off guard, but it brought back lessons we need to remember.

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Can Warm Weather Halt Coronavirus?

Despite some evidence that warm weather has some effect on the virus, studies are not conclusive and complacency could have “disastrous results.”

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What New Trump Rule Means for Vehicle Emissions (It’s Not Good)

Trump’s new rule will allow vehicles to unleash nearly a billion tons more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they would have under the Obama-era regulations.