Trump’s USDA staff told to use ‘weather extremes’ instead of ‘climate change’

United States government workers have been instructed to modify the terminology they use when talking about climate change, now that Donald Trump’s at the helm. In emails obtained by The Guardian, US Department of Agriculture staff were told to eschew the term ‘climate change’ in favor of ‘weather extremes.’ Center for Biological Diversity attorney Meg Townsend said the information uncovers the president’s “active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda.”



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