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The Silencing Science Tracker is a joint initiative of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and the Legal Protection Fund for Climate Sciences . It tracks attempts by the government to restrict or prohibit scientific research, education or discussion or the publication or use of scientific information since the November 2016 elections. Read more about the tracker and related resources.


  • USDA officials bury the climate change response plan
  • Removed references to 'Climate Change' from USGS press release
  • Studies buried by the USDA prove damage caused by climate change Show
  • A third of the advisory committees are dissolved
  • Climate science misrepresented by President Trump
  • Medical science misrepresented by Nebraska Abortion Act
  • State Department scholars prevented from submitting written testimony to Congress
  • Climate science misrepresented by representatives of the state of Connecticut
  • USGS scientists have ordered no long-term climate impacts to be modeled
  • Bill misrepresents the Alabama-established science of fetal development
  • Massachusetts restricts communications from state scientists
  • Child health research program canceled by EPA
  • Disregarded advice from EPA scientists
  • Science of Vaccination Misrepresented by Louisiana State Senator
  • Scientists have repeatedly been ignored in the environmental assessment process for oil drilling in Alaska
  • Medical science misrepresented by the Oklahoma Abortion Act
  • New guidelines for the use of scientific information from the OMB
  • The Trump administration cuts funding for conservation research
  • Medical science misrepresented in the Ohio Abortion Act
  • Medical science misrepresented by Kentucky's Abortion Act
  • Medical science misrepresented by the North Dakota Abortion Act
  • Science of Immunization Misrepresented by the Kentucky Governor
  • Anti-science views endorsed by President Trump
  • NSF budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • DOE budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • NIH budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • NASA budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • USDA budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • NOAA budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • DOI budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • EPA budget cuts for FY20. suggested
  • FCC is auctioning electromagnetic spectrum required to transmit weather data
  • Science of Immunization Misrepresented in Congressional Hearing
  • References to climate change removed from EPA document
  • Second Florida Bill to Use Balanced Teaching Materials introduced
  • Climate Change Panel disbanded by the Alaska Governor
  • FEMA Science Panel inoffiziell suspendiertally
  • Bill to prevent the use of next-generation science standards in Iowa
  • Causes of climate change misrepresented by lawmakers in the state of Montana
  • Florida Bills to Use Balanced Teaching Materials Bill introduced
  • Bill to undermine climate change in South Dakotako
  • Resolution to Undermine Climate Change Introduced in Virginia
  • Bill misrepresents causes of climate change introduced in Montana
  • Science of Viral Infection Treatment Misrepresented by Texas State Representatives
  • Act to Undermine Science Education Introduced in Oklahoma
  • Bill introduced to undermine climate change teaching in Maine
  • Pressured NASA to remove climate change information from its website
  • Bill undermines the doctrine of evolution introduced in South Carolina
  • Bill that allows teachers to challenge established scientific theories established in South Dakota
  • Existence of climate change challenged by President Trump

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