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The impending release of a key government report on climate change will force President Trump to choose between accepting the conclusions of his administration’s scientists and the demands of his conservative supporters, who remain deeply unconvinced that humans are the cause of the planet’s warming.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather — Russia investigation doesn’t compare to scandal that has ability to damage our planet irrevocably

 

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Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference ‘weather extremes’ instead.

Source: Perspectives: Guardian — US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal

 

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To truly represent “we the people,” our congressional representation needs to include Americans from all walks of life. But, with few exceptions, Senators and Representatives are mostly lawyers. A situation in dire need of change.

Source: Perspectives: Wired — US Scientists, Please Run for Office. The Planet Needs You

 

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Al Franken, David Letterman, Bernie Sanders, and Al Gore on solving the climate crisis

Source: Perspectives: Al Franken with David Letterman,and Bernie Sanders with Al Gore, Leading the Fight Against Climate Change (VIDEOS)

 

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Sam Clovis, a former right-wing radio host, climate change denier and now nominee to be the Department of Agriculture’s top scientist. He” knows about as much about science as Lassie.”

Source: Perspectives: Think Progress — Trump officially nominates climate-denying conservative talk radio host as USDA’s top scientist

 

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China is taking climate change leadership while Donald Trump and the Republican Party are moving in the wrong direction, to what the rest of the world deems irresponsible policy, fossil fuel dependence.

Source: Perspectives: There’s so much CO2 in the atmosphere that planting trees can no longer save us

 

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“The weather forecast for the Phoenix, Arizona suggests temperatures could reach 120F (49C) on Tuesday. That is higher than the operating temperature of some planes.
American Airlines announced it was cancelling dozens of flights scheduled to take off from Sky Harbor airport during the hottest part of the day.”

Source: Perspectives: BBC — Phoenix flights cancelled because it’s too hot for planes

 

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