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Trump administration’s war on science has hit ‘crisis point’, experts warn

October 3rd, 2019|

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.

For Scientific Integrity in Government, Fix Political Appointments Process

October 3rd, 2019|

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.

Bipartisan Report Says Trump’s Abuse Has Pushed Federal Science to a ‘Crisis’

October 3rd, 2019|

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.”

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman: Hard for moderate Republicans to find home in current GOP

May 14th, 2019|

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."

Christie Whitman talks EPA & Fluid Politics

March 20th, 2019|

"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."

Ex-Republican governor says Trump should be ’embarrassed’ for begging for a Nobel Prize

February 18th, 2019|

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. [...]

When it comes to clean and safe water we’re all in the same boat

December 3rd, 2018|

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... [...]

Ex-EPA Chief: Millenials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency on the Environment

April 24th, 2018|

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. [...]

Earth Day Big 10: Experts offer planet prognosis

April 22nd, 2018|

By Jeff D'Alessio The News-Gazette April 22, 2018 We'd wish you a happy Earth Day but as you'll see below, not everyone is in a merry mood about the future of our planet. We asked the experts: On a scale of 1 to 10 — with 1 being 'no worries' and 10 being 'utterly terrified' — how concerned are you [...]