Sign the Petition: Kick Climate Deniers out of Science Museums:
Rebekah Mercer sits on the board of one of our nation’s largest and most respected natural history museums – the American Museum of Natural History – while she bankrolls groups that deny climate science.
More than 200 top climate and Earth scientists have signed a letter urging the museum to cut ties to Mercer. Add your voice to theirs.
Sign this petition to the American Museum of Natural History: It’s time to get science deniers out of science museums. Kick Mercer off the board!
Millennials’ Climate Views Could Sway 10 House Elections This November:
“And with millennials now representing 28 percent of the U.S. adult population, according to Pew, these young people are poised to have an outsized impact on political races—this year and subsequently.“
Meet the Teens Schooling Us on Climate Action:
“The Parkland youth are asking for their right to live without the fear of gun violence, and we’re asking to live without climate chaos, and without that fear,” Margolin says. “We’re both just asking to live.”
Sunday shows’ climate coverage in 2017 included few women, fewer minorities, and zero scientists:
For the second consecutive year, Sunday news shows failed to feature a single scientist in a climate-related segment, research from Media Matters for America shows.
8 Ways Climate Information Has Disappeared From Federal Websites Under Trump:
“Several agencies have scrubbed climate information from their websites, and often not communicated why, according to a new report. In many cases, it’s unclear if the changes were mandated by Trump officials, self-censorship from career staff, or administrative tweaks without political motives.“
Take action to fight back.
Journalists and scientists are both under siege, beset by accusations of fake news, self-interest, and bias. Much of this comes from coordinated attacks from powerful actors who have a vested interest in the truth remaining hidden.
This isn’t reform, it’s a rip off.