Trump Administration Rolls Back U.S. Climate Protections And A Play Explores Threats To India’s Musical Traditions

President Donald Trump, accompanied by EPA Scott Pruitt
President Donald Trump, accompanied by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, third from left, and Vice President Mike Pence, right, is applauded as he hold up the signed Energy Independence Executive Order on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump, accompanied by EPA Scott Pruitt
President Donald Trump, accompanied by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, third from left, and Vice President Mike Pence, right, is applauded as he hold up the signed Energy Independence Executive Order on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump Administration Rolls Back U.S. Climate Protections And A Play Explores Threats To India’s Musical Traditions

On today's show:

  • President Trump has signed what the administration calls the “Energy Independence Executive Order.” Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, calls the new policy “a senseless betrayal of our national interest.”
  • On Global Notes, a play that recently toured Australia: The Manganiyar Classroom, which provides a commentary on how India’s public education system is threatening a musical tradition.