EPA Memo Tells Workers to Downplay Climate Change
Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+2889) 9 months ago
"Leaked Memo: EPA Shows Workers How To Downplay Climate Change: Point 5: Suggest That Humans Are Only Responsible “in some manner.” by Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffington Post, March 29, 2018


"EPA Accused of Urging Staff to Downplay Climate Change After Memo Leaks: Scientists Say an Internal Environmental Protection Agency Document Encourages the Use of Misleading Statements about Scientific Certainty" by Oliver Milman, The Guardian, March 29, 2018


This article shows some of the changes made in the EPA website:


However, there is some good news:

"Buried in the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress and grudgingly signed by President Drumpf were surprisingly large increases in funding for clean energy programs at the Department of Energy. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, which has helped reduce the cost of solar power, got a 14 percent bump. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, which funds long-shot technologies like algae biofuels, got a 16 percent increase. The Office of Nuclear Energy got a 19 percent increase."

"Don’t say “ c _ i m a _ _ _ h a _ g _ ” by Brad Plumer, New York Times, March 28, 2018