5 Ways the Trump Administration Will Eviscerate Science and Undermine Climate Action in New “Affordable Clean Energy” Rule

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By Julie McNamara, Union of Concerned Scientists This week, the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will finalize carbon pollution standards for fossil fuel-fired power plants. Bold federal action on climate change could not come at a more urgent time. Except this rule...
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Help Us Recognize the 10th Anniversary of the Tobacco Control Act

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By the American Lung Association Ten years ago, we won a major victory against Big Tobacco. In 2009, President Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law, for the first time giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to oversee all  tobacco...
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The Trump Administration’s Hostility Toward Independent Expert Advice Spirals Out of Control

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists Since day one, the Trump Administration has been actively ignoring its own scientists, external experts, and seeking advice from the wrong people. Now, President Trump has further waged war on expert advice by ordering the federal government to rid...
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