Slow Motion Climate Change Denial At USGS

Trump officials deleting mentions of 'climate change' from U.S. Geological Survey press releases, Science

"In the case of the California coastline study, the press release went through the office of James Reilly, the director of USGS, a former astronaut who is attempting to minimize the consideration of climate change in agency decisions. Reilly is preparing a directive for agency scientists to use climate models that predict changes through 2040, when the effect of emissions is expected to be less severe. The New York Times first reported on the directive. At his 2018 confirmation hearing, Reilly promised to protect the agency's scientific integrity."

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