“…the language used by some [US] federal employees around climate change. … terms that should be avoided by staff and those that should replace them. “Climate change” is in the “avoid” category, to be replaced by “weather extremes”. Instead of “climate change adaption”, staff are asked to use “resilience to weather extremes”.”

“Evidence” is to be replaced by “fake news”, “science” is to be replaced by “Chinese conspiracy”, and “experts” should not be used, but instead “communist libertarians.”



“Some scientists working for the federal government are finding their research restricted or censored when it conflicts with agribusiness industry interests. … ‘Your words are changed, your papers are censored or edited or you are not allowed to submit them at all,’ said the scientist, who asked not to be named.” (

That’s hard to beelieve.