How The Rump’s Agencies Are Disappearing Climate Change
Climate change is disappearing from government websites — and from research, too.
Kate Yoder, November 29, 2017 (Grist)
“The EPA’s climate change webpage was taken down for revisions in April to ‘reflect EPA’s priorities under the leadership of President Trump and Administrator Pruitt’…[and] 214 days later, the page [is still down. The archived version remains but] is missing pages, PDFs, and entire sections, such as the Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change…[Mentions of climate change have also] disappeared from government websites across the board…[And an] NPR report found that scientists have begun omitting the term ‘climate change’ from public summaries of their research. National Science Foundation grants on the topic have dropped 40 percent this year…[and] euphemisms like ‘extreme weather’ and ‘environmental change’ appear to be on the rise…Given President Trump’s open hostility to climate science, it’s not exactly surprising…[but] the pace and scale of that change over the past year is shocking.” click here for more