An event commemorated the three-year anniversary of the first press conference held to focus on the plight of residents at Ezra Prentice Homes in the wake of an increase in oil train traffic in Albany.
Amanda Goodin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “[A Trump administration] can’t just say there’s a green light for polluters. They have to provide a rational and factual basis for changing present rules. If they don’t, they’re going to get sued.”
In the shade of the poró trees on the coffee farm I help run in Costa Rica, it’s not uncommon to see brightly colored birds, such as oropendolas and toucans, as well as stout, pheasant-like gallinas de monte—alongside an occasional thermometer. Mother Nature provides the wildlife; the thermometers belong to a group of scientists working with the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).