A second Trump Administration political appointee who questions the seriousness of global warming has been assigned a key role in the program that oversees the Federal government’s definitive report on climate change.
Ryan Maue, the newly-installed chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been detailed to the White House where he will have an oversight role at the U.S. Global Change Research Program, which carries out the climate report.
Trump administration official who questions global warming will run key climate program
Maue’s move was confirmed by two NOAA officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Maue joins climate skeptic David Legates, a meteorologist who claims that excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is good for plants