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Republican Congressman Humiliates Himself Trying to Discuss Basic Science

A Republican congressman was loudly laughed at by people attending a hearing after he bungled an attempt to attack former Secretary of State John Kerry over climate science.
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Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages

Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages
"Bayer-Monsanto has known for decades the cancer-causing properties of Roundup, and I applaud the jury for holding the company accountable for failing to warn consumers of the known danger."
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Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns

Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns
Ocasio-Cortez slammed a Republican congressman for dishonestly claiming that it’s “elitist” to combat climate change — when poor and middle-class kids are the ones most hurt when lawmakers fail to act on environmental issues.
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Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer

Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer
"As similar lawsuits mount, the evidence will grow that Roundup is not safe, and that the company has tried to cover it up."
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Trump EPA Science Advisers Push Doubt About Air Pollution Health Risks

Trump EPA Science Advisers Push Doubt About Air Pollution Health Risks
The new advisers include industry allies and consultants with ties to the fossil fuel, tobacco and chemical industries.
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What President Trump, Fox and Breitbart Are Not Saying About Climate Science Denier Patrick Moore

What President Trump, Fox and Breitbart Are Not Saying About Climate Science Denier Patrick Moore
Moore has never published an independent scientific journal article on climate change. Yet that hasn't stopped the president and others from citing his comments.
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Right-Wing State Legislators Working to Destroy Climate and Science Education, Analysis Warns

Right-Wing State Legislators Working to Destroy Climate and Science Education, Analysis Warns
"The only way to be sure they don't pass is to raise public awareness."
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Green New Deal vs. Carbon Tax: A Clash of 2 Worldviews, Both Seeking Climate Action

Green New Deal vs. Carbon Tax: A Clash of 2 Worldviews, Both Seeking Climate Action
The contest is elevating climate policy conversations on the campaign trail and in Washington. It could inspire compromises that bring together pieces of each.
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With Democrats in Charge, House Science Committee Actually Talks About Climate Science

With Democrats in Charge, House Science Committee Actually Talks About Climate Science
The hearing revealed a subtle shift on the Republican side, with younger members acknowledging that scientific research points to human-driven global warming.
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This Radical Plan to Fund the Green New Deal Just Might Work

This Radical Plan to Fund the Green New Deal Just Might Work
A network of public banks could underwrite the new New Deal in the same way President Franklin Roosevelt financed the original.
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