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Trump transition wants names of Energy Department staff who worked on climate

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I wonder what their plans are. The Trump administration so far seems hell-bent on accelerating climate change in their desire to prove that climate scientists don’t know nearly so much about climate as do right-wing politicians and oil company executives, who feel that destruction of our habitat is fine if there’s money to be made from it.

Darius Dixon writes in Politico:

President-elect Donald Trump’s Energy Department transition team has asked the agency for the names of employees and contractors who toiled on the Obama administration’s big climate change efforts, according to a 74-point questionnaire obtained by POLITICO.

The questionnaire asks for a list of DOE workers who attended any United Nations climate change conferences in the last five years. It also requests the list of those who attended any of the interagency working groups that have crafted a “social cost of carbon,” which several Obama administration agencies have used to help justify some regulations.

Besides specific names, the Trump team also asked: . . .

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Written by LeisureGuy

9 December 2016 at 11:12 am

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