Many climate change experts and citizens of the United States alike were concerned that the election of Donald Trump would mean climate change denial would become a greater issue for the country than it had ever been. Were their concerns valid? Here are 20 instances of President Trump's poor environmental policies that prove we have a right to be worried about the state of the environment:
20. On June 6, 2017, EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt claimed 50,000 jobs had been added to the coal mining industry, that in the month of May alone, 7,000 jobs in coal had been created. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the number was closer to 1,400. According to their preliminary estimates, in the first four months of the Trump administration, there had been a gain of 1,000 jobs.