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As the North Atlantic right whale careens toward extinction, NOAA leaders refuse to act on the findings of the agency’s own scientists to protect them.
This year is on track to be among the hottest on record as the levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere continue to rise to record levels yet universities like University of Colorado-Boulder are caving to oil and gas industry pressure and firing climate scientists like Dr. Detlev Helmig.
Federal agencies are under White House pressure to “reopen” by bringing federal workers back to their offices. This is the wrong approach to reopening!
As we pass a grim mortality milestone for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity.
Trump’s response to the pandemic further shows a corrupt administration intent on disabling government, dismantling oversight, and purging those who disagree.
PEER joined 13 conservation groups in filing a lawsuit in federal court against the administration’s effort to eliminate clean water protections for wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans.
The Federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic is largely lead by non-scientists in the Offices of Public Affairs with public health officials used as props
Failure to address the pandemic lies with Trump and politicians like Mitch McConnell who have a long history gutting funding of our public health agencies and ignoring the advice of scientists and health advocates.
The bungled response to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the rapid decline in the U.S. government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats.