Saturday, May 06, 2017

Chicago mayor Emanuel posts EPA’s deleted climate change page

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s response to the Trump administration pulling down its website detailing information about climate change: putting up his own. The new section of the City of Chicago’s website, launched this weekend, pulls data from the archived Environmental Protection Agency page, noting, “while this information may not be readily available on the agency’s webpage right now, here in Chicago we know climate change is real and we will continue to take action to fight it.” Emanuel is promising to build the site out more in the coming weeks, using city resources. Emanuel said he wants to see other cities and universities joining in preserving the data that the federal government is removing to ensure it stays public...more

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