Today, the Senate took its final steps to secure the National Defense Authorization Act – without the presence of a provision that would have undermined collaborative plans to conserve the sagebrush ecosystem and hampered the sage-grouse’s chances at survival.
“We are disappointed to see that the President-elect has appointed a climate science skeptic who has pledged to rollback greenhouse gas reduction measures.
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[ Wilderness Society speaks out against intolerance, calls on President-elect Trump to represent all Americans equally ]
The Wilderness Society has signed on to a statement of solidarity with leaders from conservation groups nationwide, pledging to oppose hatred and abuses of human and civil rights and asking that President-elect Trump, in representing all Americans, ensure that “all his nominees and appointees honor fundamental civil rights and embody civility befitting the offices for which they have been selected.”
[ Environmental Leaders’ Statement on Civil and Human Rights, Social Justice and an Inclusive Economy ]
As leaders of the U.S. environmental movement, we are mothers and fathers, daughters and sons, white, black, Latino, Asian, Native American, of many creeds, faiths and religions. We come from diverse backgrounds and near infinite preferences and beliefs.