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A shift in US climate change politics impacts the EPA and Nasa

After Donald Trump became President of the United States, any and all information about climate change disappeared from the White House website. Under the heading ‘An America First Energy Plan’, the administration mentions wanting to utilise untapped oil and shale resources on American soil, as well as wanting to revive the American coal industry. According […]

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Environment Science

Protest: the reaction to changes in US science policy

Climate policy was one of the Obama Administration’s top priorities and, despite a consistent focus, top scientists have warned that too little is being done, and too late, to prevent climate change. In order to protect the environment, more regulatory action than ever will be required. However, during his two short weeks in office, Donald […]