The Words ‘Climate’ and ‘Science’ Are Back on EPA Website After Four Dark Years Under Trump

The Words 'Climate' and 'Science' Are Back on EPA Website After Four Dark Years Under Trump
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By Andrea Germanos The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) on Thursday brought back its climate change website — a resource the former Trump administration had yanked. How it started. How it’s going. Climate science is back at the @EPA 👇 — Select Committee on the Climate Crisis (@Select Committee on the Climate Crisis) 1616092616.0 "Climate facts are back on EPA’s website where they should be," newly confirmed EPA Administrator Michael Regan said in a statement Thursday. "Considering the urgency of this crisis, it’s critical that Americans have access to information and resources so that we can all play a role in protecting our environment, our health, and vulnerable communities," Regan continued. "Trustworthy, science-based information is at the foundation of strong, achievable solutions." New information on climate science and the crisis’ impacts will soon be added to the website, the statement added. In April of 2017 the Trump administration, with Scott Pruitt then at the helm of the EPA, rendered the agency’s climate change site basically useless, with readers being redirected to a page that said, "This page is being updated." Any pretense of ongoing or pending updates, however, was dropped in 2018. The moves were […]

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