Climate Change

Tillerson, Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee, Is a Flexible Pragmatist

"Three years ago, Rex W. Tillerson, the chief executive of Exxon Mobil and now President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, was probably the man least expected to show up at a town council meeting in North Texas to oppose a local construction project."

Source: NY Times, 12/15/2016

Scientists Copy U.S. Climate Data, Fearing It Might Vanish Under Trump

"Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of government data onto independent servers in hopes of safeguarding it from any political interference."

Source: Wash Post, 12/14/2016

"Energy Department Balks At Trump Request For Names On Climate Change"

"The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers."

Source: Reuters, 12/14/2016


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