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Interior Department Insider Embeds Climate Denial in Scientific Research

At the Interior Department, an official has pressured scientists to include misleading claims about climate change in their work. By 'Matthew G. Bisanz, CC BY-SA 3.0, Photo Link

New York Times

An official at the Interior Department embarked on a campaign that has inserted misleading language about climate change — including debunked claims that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is beneficial — into at least nine of the agency’s scientific reports, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times.