Environment

Trump’s EPA Skipped Ethics Reviews for Several New Advisers, Government Watchdog Finds

Trump’s EPA Skipped Ethics Reviews for Several New Advisers, Government Watchdog Finds
The EPA’s boards, including its Science Advisory Board, now have more industry members and consultants and fewer academic scientists.
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Radical Republicans Want to Finish Off an Endangered Fish

Radical Republicans Want to Finish Off an Endangered Fish
Missouri lawmakers are blocking the Army Corps effort to save Pallid Sturgeon hatchlings
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'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History

'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History
"This is unprecedented. I tease people that Anchorage is the coolest city in the country—and climatically that is true—but right now we are seeing record heat,"
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'Downright Irresponsible and Shameful': Climate Emergency Barely Mentioned in First Democratic Debate

'Downright Irresponsible and Shameful': Climate Emergency Barely Mentioned in First Democratic Debate
"Our survival is worth more time than vague, irrelevant, and trivial questions posed 80 minutes into the debate."
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Religious Right’s Fracking Sugar Daddies Are Part of Billionaire Land Grab in U.S. West

Religious Right’s Fracking Sugar Daddies Are Part of Billionaire Land Grab in U.S. West
Wilks money has gone to support a wide swath of the right-wing legal and political infrastructure, with huge gifts to anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ groups.
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Trump Official: ‘We Don’t Know’ What Causes Climate Change Because ‘It Rained Yesterday’

Trump Official: ‘We Don’t Know’ What Causes Climate Change Because ‘It Rained Yesterday’
In an interview released Tuesday, Perdue told CNN that “we don’t know” the cause of climate change, a statement completely at odds with scientific reality.
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70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is

70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is
"What are we going to tell our children when they ask us: why didn't we do anything to stop it while we still had time?"
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Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral

Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral
"Greenland was FORTY degrees above normal. This should scare the hell out of you."
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3 Republican ex-EPA Chiefs Rebuke Trump EPA on Climate Policy & Science

3 Republican ex-EPA Chiefs Rebuke Trump EPA on Climate Policy & Science
In a Capitol Hill hearing, they urged Congress to provide stronger oversight of the Trump EPA and raised concerns about the agency's ties to industries it regulates.
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EPA Wants to Let Frackers Dump Chemical-Laden Water into Rivers

EPA Wants to Let Frackers Dump Chemical-Laden Water into Rivers
Let’s Just Start Calling It ‘The Environmental Destruction Agency’
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