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10 skunks, 1 bat test positive for rabies throughout Weld County 26.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Weld County Health Department announced Friday that 10 cases of rabies found over the past two months throughout Weld County.
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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The emails underscore how Pruitt and senior agency officials have sought to surround themselves with people who share their vision of curbing environmental regulation and enforcement.
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Ignorance is Strength: The Trump Administration’s Creepy War on Language 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This article first appeared at TomDispatch.com. Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar to us quite literally, and in a remarkably coherent way, went down the equivalent of George Orwell’s infamous Memory Hole. This hit me […]
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply “ignore” federal climate research 24.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to ‘ignore’ federal climate research 24.5.2018 Washington Post
White House officials last year weighed whether they should develop “a coherent, fact-based message about climate science,” according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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Internal memo suggested that White House 'ignore' federal scientists' climate research 24.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by the Washington Post.

The document, drafted Sept. 18 by Michael Catanzaro,...

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Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA? 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA?
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Will Trump's pick to run EPA in California show up for work? 18.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

The White House may have finally found someone to take on the stress of overseeing President Trump’s fossil fuel-friendly environmental agenda in the heart of hostile territory: California and nearby states.

But there’s one glaring problem.

The guy officials have queued up to lead the Environmental...

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The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt came closer than ever to admitting mistakes. Democrats say it's not enough. 17.5.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt came closer than ever to admitting mistakes. Democrats say it's not enough.
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The Energy 202: Mothers lobbied Scott Pruitt to ban a toxic chemical. Two days later, EPA signaled it would. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Mothers lobbied Scott Pruitt to ban a toxic chemical. Two days later, EPA signaled it would.
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The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt's 'red team-blue team' debate prep largely left out mainstream climate scientists 10.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Here are some highlights from a new cache of EPA emails.
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Deciphering the new tax credits on carbon capture investments 10.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The Budget Act of 2018 expands and enhances the tax credits for climate technologies, which could have an important impact for companies.
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The Energy 202: New York vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman 9.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The work will go on.
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Big Picture, Small Cities: Why Urban Development Needs National Governments 7.5.2018 THE CITY FIX
More and more, cities are acting independently of – or even in direct opposition to – their national governments. This trend is seen, for example, in the group of American “Climate Mayors” that remain committed to the Paris Agreement even ...
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Trump administration plan would unravel Obama-era fuel-efficiency rules 28.4.2018 Washington Post
The plan would freeze fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles, hobbling one of the Obama administration's most significant initiatives to curb climate change, and California’s ability to set efficiency rules of its own.
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Scott Pruitt Is Killing Us 26.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Pruitt Unveils Controversial "Transparency" Rule Limiting What Research EPA Can Use , Washington Post, 04/24/2018 That last one is a real doozy: "A chorus of scientists and public health groups warn that the rule would effectively block the EPA from relying on long-standing, landmark studies on the harmful effects of air pollution and pesticide exposure," reports the Post. In short, Pruitt is attacking basic science itself. Some of these reports used the personal medical data of patients, and so were not made public. This kind of data was previously used to link leaded gasoline to neurological disorders and air pollution deaths. This kind of data, in other words, saved many lives. This decision, like many others Pruitt has made, will eventually come with a body count. Anthropogenic climate change is fact, according to the US National Academy of Sciences and the UK's Royal Society's most recent report . It bluntly explains the evidence "that the concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have ...
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Andrew Cuomo Is So Worried About Cynthia Nixon He Suddenly Remembered He Ran as an Environmentalist 26.4.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Since 1970, New York’s average statewide temperature has climbed 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is just starting to feel the heat. On Friday, Cynthia Nixon, the activist and actor whose progressive primary challenge to Cuomo’s bid for a third […]
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"A Complete Disaster": Noam Chomsky on Trump and the Future of US Politics 24.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
President Donald Trump speaks during a joint presser with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 18, 2018. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images) Just how bad are things with Trump in the White House? And what does having a racist, misogynist, xenophobic and erratic president who continues to enjoy unquestionable support from his base tell us about the state of US politics and the dangers to the future of democracy in the US and in the world? Noam Chomsky shares his thoughts on these and other related questions in an exclusive interview with Truthout. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint presser with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 18, 2018. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images) Truthout is your go-to source for news about the most critical issues of our time. If you want to see more stories like this one, make a tax-deductible donation today! Just how bad are things ...
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