Kathleen Hartnett White has long questioned the established science of climate change, once describing carbon dioxide as “the gas of life on this planet.”
These nine events in 2017 could shape the world for years to come.
The nominee repeatedly wrote “none” when asked by a key Senate Democrat about his academic credentials related to agricultural science.
Barring any researcher who receives EPA grant money from serving as an adviser to the agency would "represent a major purge of independent scientists," a past advisory board director said.
The administrator promises a directive in the coming week to “fix” the problem.
The administration is moving forward on decisions that depend on science despite leaving the top White House scientific position open.
Interior Department whistleblower Joel Clement, a scientist and climate policy expert, had been reassigned to an accounting job in retaliation for speaking out, he says
“I have been asked to contact you to update the wording in your proposal abstract to remove words such as 'global warming' or 'climate change,'" wrote an official at DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
NOAA Fisheries choice Chris Oliver is seen as highly qualified.
An EPA science program targeted for elimination conducted essential research, report finds.