|2019-02-01||Bill Undermining Teaching of Climate Change Introduced in Maine||ME, State||Interference with Education||Climate, Other||
A bill was introduced in the Maine legislature that would, if enacted, require teachers to “present both sides” of any “controversial issue.” The term “controversial issue” is defined broadly to include any issue addressed in an “electoral party platform,” and thus would include climate change, which is discussed in the Democratic party platform.
|2017-08-14||Climate Science Misrepresented by Maine Governor||ME, State||Bias and Misrepresentation||Climate||
During a speech to the Waterville Rotary Club, Maine Governor Paul LePage erroneously stated that the Earth is cooling. He also claimed that, while the Earth may have experienced warming in the past, it was not due to human activities.