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Conservative groups at odds with new House GOP climate change proposals

'The sponsors of these bills seem to be conceding the argument about whether global warming is the sort of problem or crisis that needs government action,' said Myron Ebell.
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Where are the ringleaders of the manufactured Climategate scandal now?

Ten years ago, leading climate scientists at the University of East Anglia had a mass of email correspondence stolen from their computers and broadcast around the world, in what became known as ‘Climategate’.
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Climate change denialists dubbed auto makers the ‘opposition’ in fight over Trump’s emissions rollback

Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules.

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EPA air chief gave presentation at fringe climate denier event, new emails show

Bill Wehrum, a former corporate lawyer, joined three other EPA officials at a Cooler Heads Coalition gathering last year.
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WHITE HOUSE: Pruitt's climate debate just got more likely

The departure of President Trump's top energy aide might boost Scott Pruitt's prospects for a climate science debate.
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EPA prepares to roll back rules requiring cars to be cleaner and more efficient

The Trump administration, handing automakers a victory, is preparing to announce an effort to weaken strict Obama-era pollution standards.
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This group thinks Trump hasn’t done enough to unravel environmental rules. Here’s its wish list

A three-page “Energy Freedom Scorecard” details how the Trump administration has aggressively undone environmental rules and climate policy. But for the Heartland Institute, it's not nearly enough.
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The dangerous fringe theory behind the push toward herd immunity: Derrick Z. Jackson

Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

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