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Putin’s long war against American science

A decade of health disinformation promoted by President Vladimir Putin of Russia has sown wide confusion, hurt major institutions and encouraged the spread of deadly illnesses.
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Struggling to breathe in 48217, Michigan’s most toxic ZIP code

This is the first in a series of stories exploring environmental racism in Michigan. Carmen Garrison avoids the outdoors because she's certain the air is poisoning her.

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Struggling to breathe in 48217, Michigan’s most toxic ZIP code

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Here are two big things that were wrong with climate change coverage in 2018

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Here are some of the dumbest right-wing media takes on the Green New Deal

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Sunday show coverage of climate change in 2018 was a disaster

Less than 6 percent of episodes on the major Sunday shows discussed global warming, and some of them included climate deniers
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National broadcast TV news mentioned climate change in less than 4 percent of California wildfire coverage

While ABC, CBS, and NBC again dropped the ball, local TV news programs in California brought up climate change numerous times during wildfire reporting
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Why the Detroit incinerator is costly, dirty, smelly, dangerous — and unnecessary

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Climate change denialists say polar bears are fine. Scientists are pushing back

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Key Fox shows are ignoring the network’s damning interview with Scott Pruitt

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Survey of environmental journalists reveals good and bad news about local climate reporting

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