EPA Climate Website Taken Down For Review Was Accurate, Scientists Say

"As the Environmental Protection Agency proceeds with a large-scale update of its website, its climate change site has been taken down, pending review. But several climate scientists contacted by The Post argue that this is unnecessary."

Source: Washington Post, 05/05/2017
May 16, 2017

DEADLINE: Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Fellowship Program

In summer 2017, the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay will award fellowships ($5,000 each) to ~10 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in their partnership institutions. The fellowship was created with scientists in mind; however they are open to proposals from journalists. So if you are a journalist in NYC or the surrounding area with a proposal you would like to submit, the deadline is May 16.

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EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View

"The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening that its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites containing detailed climate data and scientific information."

Source: Washington Post, 05/01/2017

"Huge Climate March Crowds Protest Trump's Anti-Environment Actions"

"It might not be the largest crowd ever assembled on the National Mall, or the hottest spring day ever recorded in the nation's capital, but the heat was oppressive enough, and the People's Climate March impressive enough in scale to send a message."

Source: InsideClimate News, 05/01/2017

"Despite Website Message, The EPA Isn't Deleting Its Open Data Website"

"Scientists and data experts are closely tracking the websites of federal agencies, noting changes to pages dealing with climate change and energy since President Donald Trump took office. On Monday, they noticed an alarming message posted to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) open data website, indicating it would shut down on Friday, April 28."

Source: Mashable, 04/25/2017


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