The decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will end five-year grants awarded by the Obama administration that were designed to f
Science is more than a compilation of data and statistics. It is the pursuit of evidence-based answers to the questions that bedevil us, and even if we don’t ever have clarity, this pursuit brings us knowledge, shining light on what we know as well as what we still need to figure out. Silencing scientists plunges us back into darkness.
President Donald Trump derides the Environmental Protection Agency for saving “nearly every puddle or every ditch on a farmer’s land.” But scientists say these small waterways are fundamental to the nation’s drinking water supplies and wildlife.
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The San Juan Basin in the Four Corners region of the Southwest emits substantially more methane per unit of energy produced than most major gas-producing areas, according to a Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting analysis of industry data reported to the federal government.
Fossil fuel companies are among the biggest supporters of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Yet federal documents reveal that some companies are well aware of the severe risks of a warming planet.