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Trump Administration Shuts Down NASA's $10 Million Carbon Monitoring Program While CO2 Levels Soar

NASA will be shutting down its Carbon Monitoring System, which kept tracks of greenhouse gas emissions in the world. Experts say that this move can make it harder to measure emissions in the atmosphere.

Earth/Environment May 14, 2018

Trump vs Amazon: President Urges US Postal Service Charge Higher Postage Fees

President Trump is continuing his battle with Amazon. This time Trump takes to Twitter to share some grievances he has with Amazon and the United States Postal Service.

Business Tech January 1, 2018

The CDC’s Seven Dirty Words - Is Scientific Progress At Stake?

It was recently revealed that the Trump administration suggested that the CDC keep 7 keywords out of its presentation of future budget proposals.

December 22, 2017

Forget Internet Privacy: Trump Signs Controversial Online Privacy Repeal Into Law

U.S. President Donald Trump has officially signed the resolution that repeals the rules protecting the online data of users from internet providers. The controversial bill was met with opposition from online privacy advocates and consumer groups.

Security April 4, 2017

Stephen Hawking Raises Concerns Over Trump’s Environmental Policy

Reputed physicist Stephen Hawking has raised concerns over the environmental policy of President Donald Trump and called for the replacement of EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He said the effects of climate change in America need to be tackled with a serious approach.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2017

After Moon, Buzz Aldrin Takes You To Mars Via Virtual Reality

Shaking the moon dust off, legendary Apollo 11 astronaut, Buzz Aldrin wants to go to Mars. Thanks to technology, you, too, can tag along via virtual reality.

Space March 19, 2017

Trump May Hike US Energy Budget To Handle Nuclear Waste

Amidst budget cuts for climate and science, the Trump administration may give the Energy Department a hike. The budget increase will be for handling the country's nuclear stockpile and restart the controversial Yucca Mountain storage facility for nuclear waste.

Energy March 17, 2017

EPA May Go Easy On Auto Emission Standards: Trump Wants To Lure More Vehicle Makers

The EPA may relax the greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and light trucks by retreating from earlier plans of enforcing high emission standards through 2025. It may conduct a review very soon.

Earth/Environment March 4, 2017

After Women’s March, March For Science Planned On Earth Day

Encouraged by the viral success of the Women’s March, scientists officially announce March for Science on April 22 at the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. – the same date for Earth Day 2017.

Earth/Environment February 6, 2017

'Rogue’ Twitter Accounts Are Popping Up As US Scientists Defy Trump Gag Order

Rogue accounts under names of U.S. government agencies are trending on Twitter, sparking online protest against the Trump administration’s gag order on employees and scientists working on climate change.

Life & Style January 27, 2017

NASA Chief Scientist Leaves Space Agency For ‘New Adventures’

NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan has left the agency to pursue “new adventures”, which she confirmed in an exit interview. No official reason has been given for the exit and NASA also did not comment on a successor or an interim arrangement.

Space January 4, 2017

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