Source: The Guardian

According to a series of emails obtained by the Guardian, officials at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been advised to avoid using the term “climate change” in their reports.

Instead, staff were told to use the term “weather extremes” to discuss environmental issues.

Additionally, other terms including “reduce greenhouse gases” and “sequester carbon” have been blocked from usage.

The USDA released a statement regarding the new government administration’s approach to environmental policies.

“This guidance, similar to procedures issued by previous administrations, was misinterpreted by some to cover data and scientific publications,” the statement read.

Read full story at: The Guardian

 

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