Donald Trump Picked Climate Change Denier to Run the E.P.A.

Type: Hires Unqualified PeopleDec 07 2016 Severity:
About: Global Warming & EPA
Donald Trump picked the avid climate change denier and fossil fuel industry ally Scott Pruitt to head the EPA (the Environmental Protection Agency). Pruitt has gone on records multiple times casting doubt that climate change even exists, spouting theories that it's even just a political ploy, as he told CNN in one interview: "We believe that the 'so called' global warming consensus was not based on science, but is a political consenus."

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