Four months after Donald Trump took office, the agency replaced its “climate change” page with an update message saying the site was being changed to “reflect the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump.” But now even the promise of an update is gone, a new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) discovered Thursday.
Instead, if you type epa.gov/climatechange into your web browser, you get a rather ironic error message reading, “We want to hep you find what you are looking for.”
A screenshot of the current EPA climate change page.EPA.“It’s an embarrassment. It is a ghost page,” Obama-era EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck told The Guardian. “It’s a bit like Amazon not allowing the public to order books via its website – it’s that fundamental. There’s no other issue at the EPA more important than climate change; it affects air, water, health and whether large parts of the world will survive.”