“The Trump administration’s decision to remove Michael Kuperberg as executive director of the U.S. Global Change Research is yet another disturbing sign that the President will use his office to undercut the role of science in informing effective policy.
“Trump continues to deny science and delay climate action; it’s clear he’ll do so until the moment he leaves office. Over the past four years, his administration has made every effort to ensure that scientific understandings do not get in the way of his political agenda.
“The clock is ticking, and our government needs to get back to science-based climate action.”
- Dr. Steven Hamburg, Chief Scientist for Environmental Defense Fund
# # #
Environmental Defense Fund (edf.org), a leading international nonprofit organization, creates transformational solutions to the most serious environmental problems. EDF links science, economics, law and innovative private-sector partnerships. Connect with us on EDF Voices, Twitter and Facebook.