Andrew Rosenberg

Union of Concerned Scientists

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Andrew Rosenberg is Director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit advocacy group for science in public policy.

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Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential."  If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

Climate change, the EPA and protecting medical privacy

Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

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More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

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More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

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Attorney General Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma speaking at CPAC in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 3, 2016.

Science under the Trump Administration

Attorney General Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma speaking at CPAC in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 3, 2016.

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