The Trump Administration Pressures Our Park Service To Silence Climate Crisis Science


Reveal & CPRX / Center For Investigative Journalism (1/5/19)

President Donald Trump says he doubts humans have much of a role in climate change. His administration has downplayed the science of climate change and sought to silence scientists working for the federal government. In this hour, Reveal’s Elizabeth Shogren details the pressures one researcher faced as she worked on a project for the National Park Service.


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