From the early withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement to last minute rulings on EPA science, wildlife protections, and drilling access on public lands, the Trump administration had sought major reforms to environmental rules over the span of those four years. But now with the Biden Administration underway, we already can see a stark difference in the way each President approaches climate policy at both the domestic and international levels. In just the first 100 days, President Biden has already introduced a number of sweeping Executive Orders to protect key areas of the environment and take climate action, but will that be enough? WORT producer Kai Brito spoke with Bill Ritter Jr., former Colorado State Governor and director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University.
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