Roundtable – The Paris Accords

The Roundtable is a conversation about the news among Torchlight’s writers and editors. The transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. The conversation happened June 4. Tom Rich Welcome to the Roundtable, Torchlight’s weekly discussion of news and events. With us this week are Senior Managing Editor Josh Kyu Saiewitz, Junior Managing Editor David Schmitz,

The High Cost of Cutting Environmental Regulations

Donald Trump’s administration is planning on drastically cutting funds to the Environmental Protection Agency. Recently leaked documents show across the board reductions of 25%, with some programs and funds being eliminated completely. This move backs up promises Trump made along the campaign trail to reduce government spending and push more of the financial responsibility towards