The treatment of science by the Trump administration has hit a “crisis point” where research findings are manipulated for political gain, special interests are given improper influence and scientists are targeted for ideological reasons, a nonpartisan taskforce of former government officials has warned.
The list of scandals featuring senior U.S. officials who subsumed scientific integrity to their political or personal interests numbers 60 entries in a new report from a bipartisan task force that traced practices under the past three presidents.
All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”
Our study shows that shattering the glass ceiling preserves blue skies: A company with greater gender diversity among its directors is less likely to commit environmental violations, helping the firm avoid costly litigation and preserving shareholder wealth.
“Under the current administration, the EPA is retreating from its historic mission,” says one former Republican EPA chief, who is among four scheduled to testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman: Hard for moderate Republicans to find home in current GOP
In her visit to The Hermitage on Wednesday, New Jersey's former governor will speak on why when honoring our history we should look at the "good, the bad and the ugly."
"On episode 68 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Governor Christine Todd Whitman, the Vice Chair of the Eisenhower Fellowships board of Trustees. Joining as co-host is Eisenhower Fellow, Jennifer Hashley – the founder of the The New Entry Sustainable Farming project, and Pete & Jen’s Backyard Birds."
By Sarah K. Burris Raw Story February 18, 2019 Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R-NJ) said that President Donald Trump should be embarrassed for begging for a Nobel Peace Prize. [...]
By James J. Florio & Christine Todd Whitman Star Ledger December 2, 2018 It has been a rough year for New Jersey's water infrastructure. Every New Jerseyan has a stake in this issue, whether you are a parent pouring your child a glass of water, a firefighter or a manufacturer... [...]
By Isabella Bruni NECN April 19, 2018 Christine Todd Whitman was at the first Earth Day 48 years ago, long before she became governor of New Jersy and head of the Environmental Protection Agency. [...]