20 Oct '17, 1pm

New EPA Climate Change Website Doesn't Mention 'Climate Change'

In the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to pretend that climate change doesn't exist, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) has made dramatic changes to a website catered to helping states, local and tribal governments learn about global warming and how prepare and respond to the impacts of our hot new world , according to a new analysis from the watchdog group Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI). As you can see in the screenshot above, the website site was previously titled "Climate and Energy Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Governments ." Now, it's called, "Energy Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Governments ." Fifteen mentions of the term "climate change" were scrubbed from the original main page alone, and the old epa.gov/statelocalclimate URL even redirects to epa.gov/statelocalenergy. But that's not the only change—the old...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/epa-climate-website-2498932391.html

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