"Anxiety-baking may be at a new high during the pandemic, but the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee sours on added sugar."
"The House Appropriations Committee on Friday voted to block a controversial Trump Administration transparency rule that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) own independent board of science advisers criticized."
"Political leaders at the White House and Commerce Department pressured the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to back up President Donald Trump’s false claims that Hurricane Dorian would strike Alabama, Commerce’s internal watchdog said in a report released Thursday evening."
"Fifty-seven former government scientists and public health officials of both parties called on Monday for a science-based approach to the coronavirus pandemic and criticized the Trump administration for marginalizing science and expertise in its response."
"A climate scientist says Facebook is restricting her ability to share research and fact-check posts containing climate misinformation."
"Sixty per cent of studied fish species will be unable to survive in their current ranges by 2100 if climate warming reaches a worst-case scenario of 4-5C (7.2-9F) above pre-industrial temperatures, researchers have found."
"A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus”, a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat."
"A recent study found that stronger pollution regulations could save more than 143,000 lives over a decade."
"You can now see how coronavirus lockdowns have changed air pollution, hospital lights and even white asparagus harvests."