One author examines the rise of oil as the dominant resource for power. "So we fought many wars for access to oil when oil was plentiful. You have to wonder what's going to happen when oil becomes a scarce resource."
A report in the Guardian shows how the Trump's political appointees at the Interior Department used wildfire science to craft a narrative that forest protection efforts are responsible for wildfires, in order to increase logging.
Trump's latest proposal would end the need for the federal government to do environmental reviews or consider climate change for all kinds of projects like pipelines and highways. “It’s a fundamental attack on our system of environmental protection.”