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The Capitol riot and climate disinformation

They're more closely related than you might think.

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Trump opens habitat of a threatened owl to timber harvesting

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Climate

Trump officials removed from White House after faking approval for papers which downplay climate crisis

Two controversial scientists appointed by the Trump administration have been removed from their posts at the White House after publishing papers downplaying the climate crisis with an unapproved use of the presidential seal and claim of federal copyright.

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Climate

A late burst of climate denial extends the era of Trump disinformation

A Trump administration official, claiming the imprimatur of the White House, has posted a series of papers questioning the established science of climate change.
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Justice

Capitol rioters walked away. Climate protesters saw a double standard.

“There’s two worlds,” said one community activist who has been arrested several times at nonviolent protests. “And we’ve got to fix that.”
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Justice

Capitol rioters walked away. Climate protesters saw a double standard

“There’s two worlds,” said one community activist who has been arrested several times at nonviolent protests. “And we’ve got to fix that.”
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Climate

Trump administration’s sale of Arctic refuge drilling rights labeled an ‘epic failure’

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Toxics

Susan Eisenhower: Biden must stop Trump's reckless plunder in Alaska

A last-ditch effort to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling is underway.
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Climate

Biden climate team says it underestimated Trump's damage

The Trump administration has done more damage than anticipated to the government's ability to address climate change, according to officials with the Biden transition team.
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Toxics

Trump administration, in parting gift to industry, reverses bird protections

A rule change means companies will not be held liable for killing migratory birds as long as their actions were not intentionally designed to do so.
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Toxics

What the Georgia Senate candidates think about climate change

Two runoff elections in the Peach State will determine the fate of the Senate.
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Justice

A plan made to shield Big Tobacco from facts is now EPA policy

The E.P.A. has finalized a so-called transparency plan that it says will improve the credibility of science. Scientists say it is designed to stop new public health protections by limiting what research the agency can consider.
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Toxics

Trump administration speeds up 'midnight rule-making,' creating hurdles for Biden

Since Election Day, the Trump administration has completed dozens of new regulations in a final flurry of rule-making, including restrictions on access to asylum, reduced wages for guest farmworkers and a rejection of stricter limits for soot emissions, despite a growing body of evidence that soot pollution is contributing to premature death.

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