Gina McCarthy

Director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of the Practice of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment. Former head of the EPA from 2013 to 2017.

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President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.

Can Trump Revoke Climate Science?

President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.

from To the Point

After decades, America’s draconian crackdown on crime isn’t working. Even most conservatives agree with liberals that it’s worse than a waste of money.

Trump Sees ‘Bipartisanship’ on Criminal Justice Reform

After decades, America’s draconian crackdown on crime isn’t working. Even most conservatives agree with liberals that it’s worse than a waste of money.

from To the Point

EPA Director Scott Pruitt is the latest Trump Cabinet member to face ethics charges. He’s also trying to undo as many regulations on industries as he can.

Is Scott Pruitt really changing the environment?

EPA Director Scott Pruitt is the latest Trump Cabinet member to face ethics charges. He’s also trying to undo as many regulations on industries as he can.

from To the Point

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