Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

"Trump’s Interior Department Is Flooded With Industry Lobbyists"

"Lobbyists in key positions with the U.S. Department of the Interior now number 13, making the nation’s public lands agency a leading example of President Donald Trump’s policy of filling government posts with former advocates for special interests."

Source: Reveal, 11/27/2017

"Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks"

"The Trump administration made its debut at a United Nations conference on climate change on Monday by giving a full-throated defense of fossil fuels and nuclear energy as answers to driving down global greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: NY Times, 11/14/2017

"EPA Science Adviser Defends Comment On Dirty Air Helping Kids"

"Robert Phalen, an air pollution researcher just named to a key U.S. EPA advisory committee, is defending earlier comments that the air can be 'a little too clean' for children's health as grounded in the broader field of pulmonary medicine."

Source: Greenwire, 11/07/2017

Clovis, Trump USDA Science Pick, Confirms He Has No Science Credentials

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist nominee, Sam Clovis, who now serves as the agency’s senior White House adviser, confirmed in an Oct. 17 letter obtained by The Washington Post that he has no academic credentials in either science or agriculture."

Source: Washington Post, 11/02/2017

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