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YouTube Still Monetizing, Promoting Climate Science Denial, Report Finds

YouTube Still Monetizing, Promoting Climate Science Denial, Report Finds
You don’t have to look far to find misinformation about climate science continuing to spread online through prominent social media channels like YouTube.
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These Emails Show a Trump Official Helping Her Former Chemical Industry Colleagues

These Emails Show a Trump Official Helping Her Former Chemical Industry Colleagues
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In 2017, Dow Chemical scored a long-sought-after victory: After a push from the U.S. government, China approved the import of the company’s genetically modified herbicide-resistant corn seeds.
A grateful Dow lobbyist emailed a senior Agriculture Department official whose support had been critical: “Thank you for your efforts
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Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely with Oil Industry to Oppose Climate Lawsuits

Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely with Oil Industry to Oppose Climate Lawsuits
DOJ attorneys describe working with industry lawyers as a ‘team,’ raising questions about whether government was representing the American people.
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Trump Moves to Limit Environmental Reviews, Erase Climate Change from NEPA Considerations

Trump Moves to Limit Environmental Reviews, Erase Climate Change from NEPA Considerations
Critics say he’s undermining a bedrock environmental protection law that established government’s duty as 'trustee of the environment for succeeding generations.'
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In Australia's Burning Forests, Signs We've Passed a Global Warming Tipping Point

In Australia's Burning Forests, Signs We've Passed a Global Warming Tipping Point
'Nobody saw it coming this soon,' one scientist said. 'It’s likely the forests won’t be coming back as we know them.'
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'Victory for Our Oceans': US Court Upholds Ruling on Vast Marine Monument Established by Obama

'Victory for Our Oceans': US Court Upholds Ruling on Vast Marine Monument Established by Obama
"This decision upholds protections for one of the most fragile and scientifically important areas in the North Atlantic from destructive activities like oil drilling and industrial fishing."
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Mitch McConnell Gave the Coal Industry a Break and Left Sick Miners Footing the Bill

Mitch McConnell Gave the Coal Industry a Break and Left Sick Miners Footing the Bill
McConnell threw out provisions that would have forced coal companies to commit to higher payments toward the health-care costs of their employees and retirees.
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States Vowed to Uphold America’s Climate Pledge. Are They Succeeding?

States Vowed to Uphold America’s Climate Pledge. Are They Succeeding?
States set ambitious renewable energy goals in 2019 and sued to block Trump’s fossil fuel push, but it’s hard to make a dent when your country is a top polluter.
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Trump Absurdly Claims Windmills Cause Pollution

Trump Absurdly Claims Windmills Cause Pollution
'I know windmills very much, I have studied it better than anybody,' Trump claimed at a rally over the weekend.
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Trump's Christmas Gift to Big Oil: Killing Hopes of Electric Car Tax Credit Extension

Trump's Christmas Gift to Big Oil: Killing Hopes of Electric Car Tax Credit Extension
The oil industry received an early Christmas present from the White House
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