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Trump still has to fill nearly 2,000 vacancies
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Here's where 5 key Obama environmental policies stand under Trump
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The 'single biggest assault' against environmental policies?
Jefferson Public Radio • Helen Palmer
Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China
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‘Guerrilla archivists’ are rescuing data on climate change under the Trump administration
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture. • Britt S. Paris, Morgan Currie, The Conversation
Science is already political. Get over it and start marching.
Mashable • Miriam Kramer
Jim Prentice questions Canada’s energy potential, indigenous issues in book published after death
Global News • Reid Fiest
VW Executive Charged in Emissions Case Says He Was Bit Player
The New York Times • Jack Ewing
A brief guide to Kevin Hassett, Trump's new chief economist
Vox • Dylan Matthews
Why Trump's election scares data scientists
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Trump still has to fill nearly 2,000 vacancies
CNNAaron Kessler, Tal Kopan
Washington ()Nearly 2,000 appointed positions in the administration of President Donald Trump remain vacant, leaving many agencies with large staffing gaps waiting to be filled, according to data reviewed by . Meanwhile, Trump is noticeably behind the last three presidents when it...
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Biofuels, Energy Regulation
Here's where 5 key Obama environmental policies stand under Trump
Business InsiderRafi Letzter
Donald Trump ran for office as a climate skeptic and critic of the Environmental Protection Agency. So when one of the Trump teams' first acts after the election was publishing on GreatAgain.gov a manifesto on reversing the Obama-era course of American environmental...
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
The 'single biggest assault' against environmental policies?
Jefferson Public RadioHelen Palmer
President Donald Trump has already taken bold steps to undo the climate agenda of his predecessor. He has announced gag orders and contract holds on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior Department, as well as executive orders to expedite completion of...
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Air Quality, Energy Regulation
Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China
Japan Times latest articles
NEW DELHI – India’s air now rivals China’s as the world’s deadliest, according to a new study amid warnings that efforts to curb pollution from coal will not yield results anytime soon. India’s notoriously poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million premature...
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Climate Change, Energy Policy
‘Guerrilla archivists’ are rescuing data on climate change under the Trump administration
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture.Britt S. Paris, Morgan Currie, The Conversation
On Inauguration Day, a group of students, researchers and librarians gathered in a nondescript building on the north side of the University of California, Los Angeles campus, against a backdrop of pelting rain. The group had organised in protest against the new...
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
Science is already political. Get over it and start marching.
MashableMiriam Kramer
Image: vicky leta/mashable As the March for Science in Washington, D.C., grows, so does its criticism. This should be expected. Scientists are encouraged to look at even the most widely accepted statistic or finding and question it. So of course, as soon...
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Energy Policy
Jim Prentice questions Canada’s energy potential, indigenous issues in book published after death
Global NewsReid Fiest
Never in Jean-Sébastien Rioux’s dreams did he think he’d be the one promoting Triple Crown: Winning Canada’s Energy Future. The book, written by the late Jim Prentice, is now for sale. Rioux, who was Prentice’s chief of staff when he was an...
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Energy Regulation, Finance
VW Executive Charged in Emissions Case Says He Was Bit Player
The New York TimesJack Ewing
A Volkswagen executive accused of helping cover up the carmaker’s emissions fraud is arguing that he was a minor player misled by company lawyers and information technology specialists. The defense by the executive, Oliver Schmidt, which was laid out in court documents...
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Barack Obama, Carbon Tax
A brief guide to Kevin Hassett, Trump's new chief economist
VoxDylan Matthews
President Trump will name the American Enterprise Institute’s Kevin Hassett as the chair of his Council of Economic Advisers, according to multiple reports. The CEA chair serves as the White House’s chief economist, and while Trump has demoted the position from the...
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Energy Regulation, Finance
Why Trump's election scares data scientists
CNN
Data Refuge collects federal data about climate change in order to preserve the information and keep it publicly accessible.
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