The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is being accused of manipulating data to show more planetary warming in a 2015 study. This fails to recognize that the new NOAA results have been validated by independent data from independent groups using data from satellites, buoys, and other sources.
Scott Pruitt was confirmed to head the EPA. Scientists and activists protested against Trump’s attacks on science. Read these stories and more in our twice-weekly news roundup.