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Science | Former official claims Obama administration skewed climate change data
by Julie Borg
Posted 5/08/17, 08:15 pm

The U.S. government during the Obama administration frequently promoted its climate change agenda by manipulating scientific data, claims a former top official. Steven Koonin served as the Department of Energy’s undersecretary for science from 2009 to 2011. “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analyses was, I would say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” Koonin said in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal.

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The march for junk science

Science | Christian scientists discuss the motives behind last weekend’s nationwide rallies
by Jim Henry
Posted 4/25/17, 01:12 pm

On Saturday, the 47th anniversary of Earth Day, a hodgepodge of researchers, activists, and B-list celebrities gathered in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the so-called “March for Science.”

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Did you know a river has the right to sue you?

Environment | The push to give nature ‘personhood’ status is gaining ground around the world
by Julie Borg
Posted 4/20/17, 11:21 am

A rose is a rose, I suppose, but who knew glaciers, rivers, and forests can be persons?

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