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Trump’s taken over the White House website, and he’s deleted all the pages on climate change

The White House website had a Climate Change page with extensive information. The page is now gone, and we're not sure why.

So, it finally came.

The 20th of January, the Inauguration Day, was not a day most of us were looking forward to. And, while most of us have already mentally braced ourselves for changes, there were some things we at The Tempest, did not expect.

Yes, we do notice changes, and we like nothing better than bringing them forward for our audience. So, here goes.

The White House website had a climate change page with extensive information. The page is now gone, and we’re not sure why.

Screenshot of search result for climate change on the White House website after Trump's inauguration.
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The internet does not forget.

Unfortunately, we can only retrieve web-cache results and web archives from the previous climate change and energy webpages.

BEFORE:

The Record Screenshot of web archives
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Web archive of the Climate Change page on the White House website
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Web cache result for climate change and energy information previously on the White House website.
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Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.org
Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.gov

We had pages tackling carbon pollution…

Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.gov
Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.gov

…and international efforts on global climate change.

Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.org
Web cache result for climate change on whitehouse.org

We wanted to search for climate change and everything the previous administration’s been involved with.

The problem is, we can’t.

Previously, the issues listed as shown on the screenshot below ( and there we go, Climate Change is there too!):

Previous List of Issues Screenshot
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But now, it’s really just:

Issues under the Trump Administration
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We knew change was coming, but, wiping all that information is just a glimpse of the changes to come, we suppose.

Tabula Rasa for Trump’s presidency.

Clinging to hope instead of page deletions, The Tempest, signing out.