Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 27, 2020

What Biden’s Presidential Win Means for Birds and the Environment

Audubon reports on  What Biden’s Presidential Win Means for Birds and the Environment Climate and conservation. 

Activists see opportunities for the president-elect to make major progress beginning on day one.

For four years, birds and other wildlife have been under attack. The Trump administration has weakened or spiked more than 125 environmental policies, the Washington Post reported recently, including protections for wetlands, Arctic breeding habitat, endangered species, and migratory birds themselves. It has not only dismissed the climate crisis but doggedly pursued an “energy dominance” agenda that has favored extracting planet-warming fossil fuels over other uses of our public lands. Before last week’s election, environmentalists feared that this regulation-slashing spree would only accelerate in a second Trump term.

Read more at What Biden’s Presidential Win Means for Birds and the Environment | Audubon


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