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No laughing matter

The warming Arctic permafrost may be releasing more nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously thought

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Gina McCarthy says having a pessimistic attitude about the environment is counterproductive. "I’m not big on admitting defeat when I think that the futures of my kids and grandkids are at stake."

Siding with science

Ex-EPA chief Gina McCarthy plans to speak up — and stay busy — as leader of climate-health center at Harvard Chan School

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The letter, drafted by Law School Professor Wendy Jacobs (pictured), asks the EPA to withdraw a proposal that would require that the raw data of any study used to inform policy be publicly available, saying the rule would exclude key studies and harm human health.

Letter opposes possible EPA shift

Harvard officials, hospital leaders call on agency to withdraw proposed ‘transparency’ rule, which they say would bar use of best science data

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