Badlands on Twitter: US park climate change tweets deleted


Source: BBC

“Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years. #climate,” said one of the tweets.

The posts by Badlands National Park in South Dakota were widely shared but had all been removed by Tuesday evening.

The National Park Service shut its own Twitter operation briefly on Friday after an apparent clampdown.

The park service had retweeted photos about turnout at President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

But the accounts were reactivated the next day after an apology for “mistaken” retweets.

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