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The Future of American Land Conservation under the Trump Administration

David DeBole ’20 – Inside Politics Participant   An era of environmental protection ended when Donald Trump took the oath of office. Barack Obama set aside over 548 million acres of habitat for federal protection. He has without a doubt established a legacy in environmental reform. On the contrary, the Trump Administration has already shown […]

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Keystone Oil Pipeline: The Start of the Veto Era?

Eliza Meneghin ’16 – Inside Politics Program On February 24th, President Obama vetoed the bill to approve construction on the controversial Keystone oil pipeline. This marks the third time President Obama has used this power in his presidency, and the first time since October of 2010. The pipeline, which would carry oil across national borders from […]

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Climate Change: A Global Threat We Cannot Ignore

Rachel Haskins ’17  Inside Politics Climate change is a term that has carried its fair share of controversy in recent years, and it is not going away. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released its latest report, and the findings are far from positive. The New York Times labeled this report the most sobering […]

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Environmental Leadership Spring Break Trip

Environmental Leadership Blog Entry: Following Your Own Path

Valerie R. Leone Steve Carr is currently the Land Trails Planner for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and he took quite the route to arrive there. While he said that all of our lives may very well follow the “path of least resistance” his path was a very different one; Steve’s career began with the Keep Maryland […]