31 Aug '17, 2am

Why is the EPA is lashing out at climate scientists for telling the truth about Harvey?

An excessively hot Gulf of Mexico and higher sea levels caused by climate change played a key role in the scale and ongoing destruction by Hurricane Harvey. But the EPA, the federal agency most responsible for climate science, is lashing out at climate scientists trying to educate the public about the connections between Harvey and a hotter planet. Trump’s climate denial is becoming climate censorship. Denying climate change puts people in harm’s way. Rising sea levels and stronger storms are real — and unless we take steps to keep fossil fuels in the ground and plan for a changing world, more people will lose their homes or their lives. Climate scientists are doing their job. Tell Congress to do theirs and condemn Trump’s climate denial and draw the links between climate change and Hurricane Harvey. Millions of people in South Asia, Yemen, Niger, and beyond are being affe...

Full article: https://350.org/why-is-the-epa-is-lashing-out-at-climate-...

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