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The Trump Administration Reportedly Plans to Deny the Existence of Climate-Change Science

January 25, 2017 Publicly-funded science on climate change is about to disappear from its home on the internet, Reuters reports. The Trump administration reportedly plans to order the removal of the climate-change pages from the US Environmental Protection Agency website, one of the main sources of climate-change information to the public. The page,...

Hackers Downloaded US Government Climate Data and Stored it on European Servers as Trump Was Being Inaugurated

January 23, 2017 As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data. A spreadsheet detailed their targets: Webpages dedicated to the Energy Department’s...

Getting Rid of Obamacare Will Cripple the Department Keeping Bioterrorism and Outbreaks at Bay

January 17, 2017 It’s not just about doctor’s visits and medications. If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, a pot of money used to prevent bioterrorism attacks and prevent disease outbreaks may go down with it. The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of Obamacare, allocates $890 million to the US Centers for...

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Repealing Obamacare Will Cripple the Department Keeping Bioterrorism and Outbreaks at Bay

January 17, 2017 It’s not just about doctor’s visits and medications. If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, a pot of money used to prevent bioterrorism attacks and prevent disease outbreaks may go down with it. The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of Obamacare, allocates $890 million to the US Centers for...