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QAnon Conspiracy: Far Right Group Convince Thousands To Join Climate Denial Campaign

8 Mins Read By: Sharon Kelly Back in December 2019, two conspiratorial worldviews collided as, for the first time, QAnon’s Q suggested his followers should question anew a topic that, by now, has been considered, and reconsidered, for decades: climate change. “The Paris Agreement on Climate is Another Scam to Ripoff Taxpayers and Enrich the Politicians,” the Q-Drop (the term QAnon followers use […]

A Trump Re-election May Cost Us The Climate Fight

7 Mins Read By: Oliver Milman  The US will officially exit the Paris accord one day after the 2020 US election and architects of that deal say the stakes could not be higher. It was a balmy June day in 2017 when Donald Trump took to the lectern in the White House Rose Garden to announce the US withdrawal from […]

At Least 42 Pending Environmental Violations At Tesla California Factory

4 Mins Read By: Jonathan Larsen Automaker CEO Elon Musk reopened his California factory despite county’s coronavirus orders. The California Tesla factory that reopened this week has a long history of racking up environmental violations, government records show. Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to move the Fremont, CA, factory to Texas or Nevada, after county officials refused to let […]

Trump’s EPA Is Unleashing The Pollution That Makes Us Vulnerable To COVID-19

6 Mins Read By: Sharon Zhang The suspension of air pollution regulations threatens to further harm communities struggling to cope with the pandemic. Past exposure to air pollution increases the risk that an individual will suffer critical illness after contracting COVID-19, according to a report released on April 8 by researchers at Harvard. In light of this finding, the […]

USDA 2020 Dietary Guidelines To Exclude Research Showing Meat & Processed Foods Harmful

4 Mins Read The Trump administration is restricting scientific input into the 2020 dietary guidelines, which are the recommendations for nation-wide school lunches and food assistance programs. By excluding research on the negative health effects of red and processed meat, ultra-processed foods and the role of sodium, the move by the federal government is likely to exacerbate the global […]