A Cruel April Fools’ Day Prank On The Economy And The Environment

On Tuesday, March 31, the Trump Administration announced it was rolling back Obama-era auto emission targets. Unfortunately, this is not an April Fools’ Day joke — it is official government policy, policy that makes a mockery of the name of one of the sponsoring agencies: The Environmental Protection Agency.

Even for those gentle readers who are somehow not convinced of the overwhelming scientific evidence of fossil carbon emission-based climate change, the present Administration’s rollback of efficiency requirements…