Don't say 'climate change', Trump administration tells its Department of Agriculture: Guardian

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Specifically, the staff at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) were told to avoid using the phrase "climate change", and were instructed to alter various phrases that acknowledge the effects of man-made climate change. The director of soil health, Bianca Moebius-Clune, also wrote in the February correspondence that "build soil organic matter" should replace "reduce greenhouse gases" and "sequester carbon".

She added that a colleague from USDA's public affairs unit gave advice to "tamp down on discretionary messaging right now".

According to leaked documents, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been given a list of banned and preferred terminology, with phrases such "climate change adaption" banned in favour of "resilience to weather extremes". "Please visit with your staff and make them aware of this shift in perspective within the executive branch".

Further emails show that Jimmy Bramblett, the Natural Resources Conservation Service's deputy chief for programs, sent out an email to a number of officials that hinted there may be a change in policy because of President Trump.

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Trump has repeatedly questioned the veracity of climate change research, infamously suggesting that it is part of an elaborate Chinese hoax.

Perdue also supported Trump's exit from the Paris Climate Agreement, stating: "The Earth's climate has been changing since the planet was formed-on this there is no disagreement". But it appears that actual scientists are feeling the chilling effect of the U.S. administration's public position on climate change being a "hoax" that "is done for the benefit of China". The president has started the process of withdrawing the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement, has instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to scrap or amend various regulations aimed at cutting greenhouse gases, and has moved to open up more public land and waters to fossil fuel activity.

Sadeghzadeh told HuffPost that they "continuously evaluate" their "messaging to America's farmers, ranchers, and foresters as they work to implement voluntary conservation on their operations to improve the health of our soil, air, water, and habitat".

In addition to the estimated $300 million Gore has accumulated as a climate change alarmist, his home in Tennessee - one of three he owns - reportedly uses seven times more energy than that of the average American home.

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In April, the Department of the Interior's landing page on climate change was scrubbed of most of the information it once had pertaining to the widespread impact of climate change.

US agriculture is a major source of heat-trapping gases, with 15 percent of the country's emissions deriving from farming practices.

The president continues to appoint former industry lobbyists and climate deniers to top posts in government agencies, including the USDA's chief scientist position.

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