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Coal boss takes climate change denial to the extreme.

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
Bob Murray claims Earth’s getting colder (just ignore those rising global temperatures). A Murray Energy lobbyist is now Trump’s nominee for No. 2 at EPA.

New EPA document reveals sharply lower estimate of the cost of climate change.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Critics say the Trump administration is using questionable math to justify scrapping Obama-era climate rules.

The myth that ‘business’ hated Obama’s clean power plan.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
“It was really just a small minority of businesses that were against it.”

Weed killer for breakfast.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
New book explores controversial week killer, cancer and corrupt science.

Key glyphosate hearing to take place in heated atmosphere.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
The European Parliament’s environment and agriculture committees are holding on Wednesday a highly anticipated public hearing on the so-called “Monsanto papers” and glyphosate.

Five charts that show Tony Abbott is the one who has lost sight of the science.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Tony Abbott's speech to the Global Warming Policy Foundation provides a mix of partial truths that are designed to create a plausible whole.

Tony Abbott dares us to reject evidence on climate, but reveals a coward.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
The former Australian prime minister’s misleading speech to a London thinktank was full of climate denial mythology.

Climate change 'probably doing good', says former Australian PM Abbott.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
Former Australian prime minister likens treatment of climate sceptics to the Spanish Inquisition and says the government lost seats by not campaigning on energy prices.

EU agencies accused of cherry-picking evidence in glyphosate assessment.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
Lawyers on the “Monsanto papers” case accused the EU agencies responsible for food safety and chemicals of “wilfully sawing off certain studies” in their risk assessment of glyphosate.

Trump nominates a coal lobbyist to be No. 2 at EPA.

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:00
The nominee, Andrew R. Wheeler, is a former aide to Senator James M. Inhofe, an outspoken denier of established science on climate change, and has worked as a lobbyist for Murray Energy.

Fancy dinners, far-flung speeches: Calendars detail EPA chief’s close ties to industry.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:00
A detailed schedule for the EPA leader shows many meals, meetings with industry executives he regulates.

Trump's pick for EPA safety chief argued kids are less sensitive to chemical toxicity.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:00
If confirmed to the EPA, Michael Dourson will be in a position to set safety levels for many of the same chemicals his company was paid to defend.

Rise of distorted news puts climate scientists on their guard.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Wary of misleading coverage, some climate researchers are avoiding publicizing results. Others prepare countermeasures to anticipate and combat skewed media reports.

Russia should love climate-change deniers.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Research suggests the country could gain from higher temperatures.

Why the 97% climate consensus is important.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Some have argued that consensus messaging is counter-productive. Here’s why they’re wrong.

WHO tells governments to reject Philip Morris-funded smoking foundation.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
The World Health Organization told governments on Thursday not to get involved in a foundation funded by tobacco firm Philip Morris International to look at ways of reducing the harm from smoking.

Monsanto banned from European parliament.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
Monsanto lobbyists have been banned from entering the European parliament after the multinational refused to attend a parliamentary hearing into allegations of regulatory interference.

One in five Australians believe global warming is a hoax.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00
More than one in five Australians believe global warming is a hoax and more than one-third think aliens have visited Earth.