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National park officials were told climate change was "sensitive." So they removed it from a key planning report

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Shogren, Elizabeth (main author)
Format:
Article
Publication Date:
2018-09-10
URL:
https://www.revealnews.org/article/national-park-officials-were-told-climate-change-was-sensitive-so-they-removed-it-from-a-key-planning-report
Published:
USA: Center for Investigative Reporting, Emoryville, California.
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
censorship, communication barriers, environment, government policies, information control, information issues, public information, risk communication, freedom of information, climate change, research issues, research priorities, parks
Notes:
Via online from the "Reveal" section of the Center website. 5 pages., Regional officials of the National Park Service "scrubbed all mentions of climate change from a key planning document for a New England national park after they were warned to avoid "sensitive language that may raise eyebrows."