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After Four Years of Trump, Some Scientists Are Treading Into Politics

The Lancet released a report attributing 22,000 deaths in 2019 to the former president’s regulatory rollbacks, and other journals have also weighed in on policy.

The March for Science on Earth Day 2017 drew roughly a million people across the globe.

The March for Science on Earth Day 2017 drew roughly a million people across the globe.

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Last week, The Lancet, the well-respected British medical journal, published a report excoriating the Trump administration for leveraging racism and class anxiety to push environmental policies that killed tens of thousands of people.