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"The U.S. government’s latest assessment of the state of our climate told us that human activity likely contributed to at least 92% of the change in Earth’s average temperature observed since 1951." ( Photo: Victoria Pickering/flickr/cc) Views
Pruitt Squirming Away From The Weight of Climate Evidence
It is important to take into account his deep connections to the fossil fuel sector and how this shapes his perspective and priorities with respect to climate action.
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200+ Scientists Want Trump-Backer and Climate Denial Funder Rebekah Mercer Kicked Off Natural History Museum Board
Along with funneling money to right-wing groups that deny climate science, Rebekah Mercer urged the president to name a climate denier as his chief science advisor
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"The companies understand well who is buttering their bread." (Photo: jerry dohnal/flickr/cc) Views
The Trumpy Awards, Round Four: Worst Corporate Giveaway
There are literally dozens of egregious anti-consumer, anti-environment and anti-worker measures that the judges considered but were unable to include on this list.
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The Trump Administration Word Ban Extends to Other Federal Agencies. Its Ongoing Assault on Science Is Much Worse.
If only the banning of "science-based" and "diversity" was the worst thing the Trump administration has done to science.
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'Making America Stupid Again': Outrage Over Forbidden 7 Words You Can't Say at Trump's CDC
The existence of a list of reportedly banned words—including "vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based" and "science-based"—was described by Sen. Kamala Harris as "downright ridiculous."
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Climate-Denying Koch Brothers Help Buy Time Magazine
Which includes a reminder: You don’t invest $650 million for nothing.
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Why Did Trump Release a Report Confirming Climate Change Is Real?
The 477-page National Climate Assessment, which was mandated by Congress and reviewed by 13 federal agencies, conflicted with President Trump's notorious stance on global warming as a "hoax."
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The EPA Science Advisory Board Is Being Compromised. Here’s Why That Matters.
Without public protections that are fully informed by independent science, more people will die and get sick, and our quality of life will suffer.
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Climate Threat Erased, Big Oil Bonanza Embraced in Leaked Draft of Interior Dept. 5-Year Plan
The Nation reports a leaked draft of the department's five-year strategic plan does not mention climate change while emphasizing "energy dominance"
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The federal government has no problem subsidizing, to the tune of $20 billion/year  —GMO monoculture crops that degrade the soil and play a significant role in making global warming worse. Views
Global Warming ‘Costing Taxpayers Billions.’ Here’s How to Fix It.
"The soil solution."
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