coronavirus
Trump Extends Travel Ban to UK and Ireland, Tests Negative for COVID-19

Now if only he would stop shaking so many people’s hands. Read More >>

coronavirus
Trump Blindsides Google With Announcement That It’s Building a Nationwide U.S. Screening Site [Updated]

During a press conference on Friday to declare the novel coronavirus outbreak a national emergency in the U.S. – “two very big words”, mind you – President Donald Trump and other White House members touted a coronavirus screening website supposedly being developed by Google that would soon be available nationwide. According to Trump, 1,700 Google engineers are working on this project and “they have made tremendous progress” so far. Read More >>

coronavirus
What the Heck Was That, Trump?

Donald Trump announced a national emergency in the U.S. over the outbreak of the novel coronavirus spreading across the country on Friday, for some reason bringing along the CEOs of some of America’s largest companies to trot up to the podium and explain the merits of public-private partnerships that they’ve formed with the federal government. Read More >>

environment
Trump Starts 2020 With a New Bid to Ignore Climate Change

In its first environmental rollback of the new year, the Trump administration aims to weaken regulations that require U.S. federal agencies to consider climate change when assessing the environmental impacts of new infrastructure projects, the New York Times reported Thursday. Read More >>

environment
The US and China Have Officially Ratified the Paris Climate Change Agreement

In what’s being seen as a huge step forward in the effort to curb climate-warming emissions, the United States and China have ratified the Paris global climate agreement. Other countries are now expected to follow suit. Read More >>