With the Trump presidency quickly approaching, Obama has been doing many things to protect this legacy: from announcing new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), to protecting Planned Parenthood. And now, Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama have joined forces to create a moratorium on new oil and gas exploration in the Arctic and parts of the Atlantic.
This is a huge and very important step to take before Trump starts his presidency, and I am so glad to see solid actions being taken to prevent further exploration. We need to be shifting to renewable energy sources, not investing more new oil and gas projects.
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