Badlands National Park Goes Rogue, Tweets Actual Facts

Diane Ravitch's blog

Badlands National Park in South Dakota defied the Trump administration and continued to send out tweets about the environment and climate change. Its twitter account has been deleted.

“Just days after The National Park Service (NPS) was forced to shut down its Twitter activity over two retweets the Department of the Interior deemed inconsistent with the agency’s mission, the Twitter account for Badlands National Park in South Dakota seems to have gone rogue, tweeting numerous scientific facts about climate change that have since been deleted.

“The first tweet about climate science came at 11:40 a.m. local time Tuesday. It said: “The pre-industrial concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm). As of December 2016, 404.93 ppm.”

Several tweets about climate change followed, then the Twitter account was silenced.

#Orwellian

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