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Trump White House Seeks Most Significant Attack On Climate Change Science So Far | On Point

In this April 4, 2013, file photo, a truck carrying 250 tons of coal hauls the fuel to the surface of the Spring Creek mine near Decker, Mont. (Matthew Brown, File/AP)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

The Trump administration moves to challenge “the very science on which climate change policy rests,” reports The New York Times. We dig in.

Coral Davenport, covers energy and environmental policy, with a focus on climate change, for the New York Times. (@CoralMDavenport)

Mark Landler, White House correspondent at the New York Times. (@MarkLandler)

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New York Times: “Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science” — “President Trump has rolled back environmental regulations, pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, brushed aside dire predictions about the effects of climate change, and turned the term ‘global warming’ into a punch line rather than a prognosis.

“Now, after two years spent unraveling the policies of his predecessors, Mr. Trump and his political appointees are launching a new assault.

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