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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This week, we measure the political climate in the U.S. in the lead up to the presidential election. With less than three weeks to go, what’s going on in the nation’s capital?

from Studio Berlin

California mailed ballots to every registered voter this year because of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Win or lose, Joe Biden has a personal story of tragedy and ultimate survival.

from To the Point

President Trump told Americans in late January that the government was ready for coronavirus. In an interview with CNBC, on the day Seattle recorded the first U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

T he Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The debate starts at 6 a.m. PT.

Many Californians are nervous about mail-in voting. How do they know if they signed in the right place, and will their signatures be recognized?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, Kevin de León will be sworn in as a new member of the LA City Council. He’ll represent downtown, Boyle Heights, and parts of northeast Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

More than 90,000 Orange County residents have fled their homes after two fires exploded on Monday, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about why a judge says the president is not an employee of the federal government and that he did not deny a sexual assault allegation in his official…

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