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"Study Tied to Food Industry Tries to Discredit Sugar Guidelines"

"A prominent medical journal on Monday published a scathing attack on global health advice to eat less sugar. Warnings to cut sugar, the study argued, are based on weak evidence and cannot be trusted. But the review, published in The Annals of Internal Medicine, quickly elicited sharp criticism from public health experts because the authors have ties to the food and sugar industries."

Source: NY Times, 12/21/2016

Scientists Copy U.S. Climate Data, Fearing It Might Vanish Under Trump

"Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of government data onto independent servers in hopes of safeguarding it from any political interference."

Source: Wash Post, 12/14/2016

"Energy Department Balks At Trump Request For Names On Climate Change"

"The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers."

Source: Reuters, 12/14/2016

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