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Bush Flunks on the Environment: Seven Years of Bad Policy

Bush Flunks on the Environment: Seven Years of Bad Policy

Today a Senate committee examines the Bush environmental record. Use our interactive timeline to explore it for yourself.

This afternoon, the Senate Environment and Public Works committee will hold a hearing examining the Bush administration’s environmental record.

Several months ago, we examined the Bush administration’s environmental record in a timeline dating back to 2001. Our conclusion then? The administration has made it clear that they will not capitalize on the opportunity presented by global warming to create a low-carbon economy.

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of the timeline to scan backwards in time all the way to the opening days of the Bush administration’s environmental failures in 2001. Click on the photos accompanying the events for more information.


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