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New Survey of 63,000 Scientists Across 16 US Agencies Details How Trump Is 'Sidelining Science'
"When you can't research threats and share accurate information with the public, there are real consequences. People depend on federal science to protect them from pollution, chemical exposure, and natural disasters."
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Demonstrators with the March for in Washington, D.C. on April 22, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) News
'This Is Censorship': Trump's War on Facts Continues With Muzzling of USGS Scientists
New directive, LA Times reports, requires scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey to get approval for media interviews from U.S. Department of the Interior for most cases
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Citing 'Common Good,' Nearly 1,500 Scientists Demand Congress Shield Endangered Species Act From GOP Attacks
Their call comes on Endangered Species Day and as the Trump administration and Republican lawmakers continuously work to roll back environmental regulations
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As CO2 Levels Soar Past 'Troubling' 410 ppm Threshold, Trump Kills NASA Carbon Monitoring Program
What worries one scientist most is that humanity is "continuing full speed ahead with an unprecedented experiment with our planet, the only home we have."
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Environmental Proection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt News
Pruitt Unveils Another Brazen Attack on Science With Polluter-Friendly Rule Change
A former EPA scientist warns it will "mean throwing out the studies we rely on to protect the public, for no good reason," which will "have an enormous and negative impact on the EPA's ability to enforce the law and protect people's health."
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A snapper surrounded by wary surgeonfish on Palmyra Atoll. (Photo:  Elizabeth Madin, CC BY-ND) Views
I’m an Expat US Scientist – and I’m Returning to Trump’s America to Stand Up for Science
Across all policy areas, Trump has shown clear disdain for expertise and facts.
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"Beautiful coral reefs succumb to plastic waste-borne bacteria depleting reef-supported fisheries." (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Views
Of Animals and Bees and Flowers Wild as Earth Day Nears
Serious concerns for anyone who cares for wildlife and the planet we inhabit.
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'Among Stupidest Policies Yet Proposed,' Trump EPA to Lower Car Emissions Standards
"Weakening clean car standards is bad for the planet, public health, and the auto industry itself."
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Views
Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science
The Administrator's “transparency” proposal is a fundamentally flawed Trojan Horse
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Gladys Francisco News
Despite Unprecedented Year of Extreme Weather, FEMA Ditches Every Single Mention of 'Climate' From Four-Year Strategic Plan
"The new document doesn't mention climate, global warming, sea-level rise, extreme weather, or any other terminology associated with scientific predictions of rising surface temperatures and their effects."
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