"Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say."
"Climate scientists have denounced the House committee on science, space and technology after the Republican-held panel promoted a misleading story expressing skepticism that the earth is dangerously warming."
"On Thursday, The House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tweeted a misleading article published by Breitbart about the state of the global climate."
"More than 2,300 scientists, including 22 Nobel Prize winners, have issued an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump and the 115th Congress, urging them to 'adhere to high standards of scientific integrity and independence in responding to current and emerging public health and environmental health threats.'"
"Top officials of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last year made critical changes at the eleventh hour to a highly anticipated, five-year scientific study of hydraulic fracturing’s effect on the nation’s drinking water. The changes, later criticized by scientists for lacking evidence, played down the risk of pollution that can result from the well-drilling technique known as fracking."
"Legislation to bolster medical research and revamp the way new drugs and medical devices are approved is on the fast track through a Congress that has had little success to celebrate this year."
Despite remarks to the New York Times that suggested his mind was open, Donald Trump's chief of staff says he still thinks climate change is "a bunch of bunk."
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"Donald Trump is poised to eliminate all climate change research conducted by NASA as part of a crackdown on 'politicized science', his senior adviser on issues relating to the space agency has said."
"President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Tuesday that he would 'keep an open mind' about whether to pull the United States out of a landmark multinational agreement on climate change."