The Worst Conservation President In History By The Numbers

It will surprise no one that a group of scientists and conservationists have concluded that former President Donald Trump was the worst President in our nation’s history when it comes to conservation.  They recently concluded that he had caused “profound” damage to the environment in a report in which they ranked Trump’s top “100 environmental harms” — from allowing the religious use of eagle feathers by non-Native Americans to withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.  Jon Jarvis (a loyal Friend of the Planet), who served as director of the National Park Service under President Obama from 2009 to 2017 led the “Restoration Project,” along with a team of conservationists that met for 10 months to assemble the list.

But the group also used the report as an opportunity to help prioritize the Biden administration’s rebuilding efforts. “As we watched the Trump administration unravel 100 years of environmental accomplishments, we began to plan how they can be restored by a new administration,” Jarvis said.  For each harm, they describe the potential restorative actions.

To Go Deeper:  You can see the full Restoration Project Report here.  They will update each of the items on their list as they are restored and reversed.

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