31 Jan '17, 10pm

Climate Science Denier Myron Ebell Explains How the Trump Team Will Gut the EPA, Abandon the Paris Agreement

Climate Science Denier Myron Ebell Explains How the Trump Team Will Gut the EPA, Abandon the Paris Agreement

As senators get set to vote Wednesday on the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the EPA , the man who was charged with leading the Environmental Protection Agency’s transition team gave some clues as to how it might be run. Myron Ebell is one of the country’s most prominent climate science deniers, is the Director of Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI ) , and until inauguration day was leading the EPA transition team at the behest of the then president-elect. At a press event in London on Monday, attended and covered by DeSmog UK ’s Mat Hope , Ebell admitted that he had never actually spoken to Trump, and that he was recruited to the transition team by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. What did Ebell’s transition team actually do? “ We did produce an action plan and an advisory document,” he said, but refused to discu...

Full article: https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/01/31/myron-ebell-epa-tra...

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