EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site from Public View
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites containing detailed climate data and scientific information.
The government peer-review committees that oversee grants are conservative by design. Given that their job is to put taxpayers’ money to good use, they are often reluctant to take big risks. The opposite is often true for crowdfunded projects.
Connecting fractured habitats has long-lasting ecological benefits
A decades-long ecological experiment in South Carolina has shown the power of a straightforward way to improve wildlife habitats: connect them. Scientists say the study’s results, published Thursday in the journal Science, offer the most compelling evidence yet that connected habitats flourish for years.
White House Prepares to Scrutinize Intelligence Agencies’ Finding That Climate Change Threatens National Security
The White House is working to assemble a panel to assess whether climate change poses a national security threat, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post, a conclusion that federal intelligence agencies have affirmed several times since President Trump took office.
CDC feels pressure from Trump as rift grows over coronavirus response
An email to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was omnious: A senior adviser to a top Health and Human Services Department official accused the CDC of "untermining the president".
New Jersey may seem an unlikely place to measure climate change, but it is one of the fastest-warming states in the nation. Its average temperature has climbed by close to 2 degrees Celsius since 1895 — double the average for the Lower 48 states.