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Yet despite these challenges, nuclear still provides one-fifth of all electricity in the U.S. and creates far more emission-free energy than any other technology, including the solar and wind that so enrapture environmentalists.
But that is small consolation for progressive environmentalists, public-lands advocates, LGBT activists, and criminal-justice reformers.
For environmentalists, though, the move is too little to combat worsening smog.
But some environmentalists and Democrats say the budget proposal has the obvious fingerprints of those who want to expand Arctic drilling.
Meanwhile, the avowed environmentalists are building giant mansions with heated driveways to melt the snow.
At least one environmentalist is capitalizing on President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord: Al Gore.
Scientists, environmentalists and others have tried to put forth their own message directly to consumers, including through rallies such as the March for Science at several hundred locations across the U.S. in April.
In San Diego and Orange counties, local environmentalists and many residents living near the shuttered nuclear plant couldn’t disagree more.
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Definition of environmentalist for English Language Learners
: a person who works to protect the natural world from pollution and other threats
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